Doyle, James Kevin
Smith, Alexander D.
I argue that WPI should divest its endowment fund from fossil fuels. I examine the harmful effects of global climate change, emphasizing WPI’s moral obligation to divest and explore the financial efficacy of divestment. Several academic institutions have divested without suffering financial losses, showing that divestment is a feasible investment strategy and an effective way for WPI to combat global climate change.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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