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“As the Amazon Burns, Students Call on Harvard To Divest from Farmland Holdings” – The Harvard Crimson – August 29, 2019

On August 29, 2019 The Harvard Crimson reported that “(a)s the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, members of Divest Harvard — a student group demanding the University divest from fossil fuels — are renewing their calls on Harvard to withdraw its holdings in farmland across the globe, including in Brazil. In a statement released last […]

“Is it time to ditch Brazil? ESG managers tackle Amazon chaos” – Citywire – August 27, 2019

On August 27, 2019 Citywire reported that “(f)ires in the Amazon came to the fore last week and continue to generate attention after the Brazilian government rejected the G7’s offer of $22 million in aid.  In the world of finance, asset management firms were reluctant to offer immediate responses to the crisis despite the increased […]