Video recording of discussion seminar held on 8th September 2021.
Highland Council Pension Fund invests over £40 million in the fossil fuel firms most responsible for the climate crisis, including oil company BP and mining giant BHP. Take action by emailing your councillors.
The campaigns for Highland Council to adopt a Charter for Responsible Investment, and to divest from fossil fuels are gaining pace and gathering support.
Highland Council Pension Fund is investing in mining, fossil fuels and arms: call for a Responsible Investment Charter
Groups across the Highlands are calling on the Highland Council Pension Fund to adopt a Charter for Responsible Investment that would evaluate investments against environmental, social and governance criteria.
Skye Climate Action participated in the Highland Good Food conversation which is generating projects to increase production and consumption of healthy local-grown food throughout the Highlands.
With Trish Robertson, chair of Highland Council’s Climate Change Working Group, and friends from climate/green groups across our region.
Highland Council is seeking comments on its draft Community Food Growing Strategy.
Highland Council is developing a climate action funding plan, and consulting on electric transport. See here for an update on the Climate Change Working Group’s activities.
Highland Council has secured more money for walking and cycling.
Highland Council says it will build on the climate-friendly changes during COVID-19 towards a green recovery, but at the same time it continues to allow destruction of peat reserves. Meanwhile the Scottish Government has committed £250 million to restoring peatlands over the next 10 years.