Divest Princeton is a coalition of students, faculty, and alumni calling on Princeton University to #divest our endowment from fossil fuel companies and reinvest responsibly.


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Withholding donations until Princeton divests from fossil fuels.  Join the growing number of current and future alumni who are withholding donations until divestment.*

Working with the University administration. Divest Princeton has submitted a formal proposal  to the CPUC Resources Committee for divestment.  Read the full proposal here


UPDATE: The Committee will meet Monday, May 4, 2020 to discuss the proposal. Send them an email to urge divestment - feel free to use these templates.

Dialogue with the Princeton community. Divest Princeton is bringing together current students, alumni, faculty, and others to urge Princeton to divest from fossil fuels.​​​​


*If would still like to support higher education, check out these organizations recommended by Princeton alumni working in education.

​Whether you are a current undergraduate or graduate student, an alum, a faculty or staff member, or a parent of a student, find out the many ways you can help Princeton to divest from fossil fuels.

On February 13, 2020 - Fossil Fuel Divestment Day - Divest Princeton formally submitted a request to the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee, petitioning that the University divest from all fossil fuel companies. Read the submitted proposal in its entirety.

Got questions about divestment? Check out our list of frequently asked questions.

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Read official documents, such as Divest Princeton's formal request to the CPUC Resources Committee, as well as coverage in publications such as The Daily Princetonian, Princeton Alumni Weekly, and Town Topics

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Read endorsements by a growing number of current and future alumni, faculty, and others who have called on Princeton to divest from fossil fuels. Submit your own endorsement here.

Check out some of the universities that have fully or partially divested. Over 1,000 institutions  (with approximately 14 trillion dollars of assets) have committed to divesting from fossil fuels. See the full list of divested institutions at Fossil Free.



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