Events

Elections 2022 Candidates: All You Need to Know About Divestment
Tuesday 26 April, 18:30-20:00

FOR CANDIDATES: Invite any candidates/councillors sitting on the fence about whether or not to sign the pledge along to this event to find out more about the moral and ethical arguments for divestment and how they can sign the pledge.

Featuring presentations from Mark Campanale (Carbon Tracker) and a councillor representing a fund leading the way on divestment.

Winning on Divestment: UK Election Push 2022!
Thursday 28 April, 18:30-20:00

Join the biggest EVER fossil fuel divestment push at the 2022 local elections. Whether you’re a seasoned campaigner or a newbie, come along!

We’ll hear from some amazing speakers on their fight to make their pensions fossil free, before splitting up into regional groups to;

  • Find out who our council candidates are.
  • Lobby them to sign the pledge to divest their pension fund if elected.
  • Meet others working where we are to call for our local authority to stop investing in fossil fuels today!

Past events

You can watch back recordings from the 2021 Fossil Free Gathering here, or access a number of other training videos and guides on our resources page.

Recordings of training and webinars relating to Elections 2022 content can be found here.

Would you like to organise an event with UK Divest?

If you would like to discuss working with UK Divest to host an event for local councillors, political organisations/parties or trade unionists, please contact benlennon@platformlondon.org.

If you are part of a local group and would like to discuss hosting an event with UK Divest, please contact the campaign lead wherever you are based.