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New petition: Divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from Fossil Fuels

There is a new divestment petition for the East Sussex Pension Fund – this time set up through the official East Sussex petitions website – created by East Sussex Pension Fund member Karl Horton. Find the petition here: http://tinyurl.com/espfdivest. If … Continue reading

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Five-metre-long petition to County Council highlights risk to local people’s pensions

This press release was originally on the Fossil Free Hastings website in July 2016. Please also see the new petition  – this time set up through the official East Sussex petitions website – created by East Sussex Pension Fund member … Continue reading

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Hastings Council passes unanimous fossil fuels divestment vote

Hastings Council passed a unanimous fossil fuels divestment vote in April 2016, and therefore became the first council in Sussex to pass a fossil fuels divestment motion. Hastings Borough Council is one of many members of the East Sussex Pension … Continue reading

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Slides to talk given in November 2015 on the East Sussex County Council Pension Fund

Find the slideshow below. The talk was given to the Brighton Climate Action Network in November 2015. Dates given for figures within the presentation.

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Brighton Green Party motion on divestment

In October 2015 the Brighton & Hove Green Party submitted a divestment motion to be discussed by Brighton & Hove Council on the ESCC Pension Fund. The main motion can be found below – the full motion with background document … Continue reading

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Latest correspondence with ESCC Pension Fund Panel – February 2015

See below the latest correspondence with the ESCC Pension Fund Panel (I sent an email December 2014, and received a response February 2015). For the full timeline of previous correspondence with the Pension Fund Panel please see this page. I am … Continue reading

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Latest response from Mo Hemsley, Acting Chief Finance Officer for East Sussex County Council, on ESCC Pension Fund

After my last email in September 2013 to Mo Hemsley, Acting Chief Finance Officer for East Sussex County Council, I have received a response 6 months later from Mo about the investment practices of the East Sussex County Council Pension … Continue reading

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