Fossil Fuels in the Ground and in Your Portfolio

When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies, does it make a difference, or is the impact merely symbolic? Some advocate keeping your stock and your influence, using investor dollars to encourage change from within. We’re not all managing billions in assets, but how can we use our nest eggs to help finance a green economy? Visit for more information on today's episode. Guests: Brian Deese, Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Investing, BlackRock Lori Keith, Portfolio Manager, Parnassus Investments Pratima Rangarajan, CEO, Oil and Gas Climate Initiative Anne Simpson, Director of Board Governance & Strategy, CalPERS This program was recorded via video on April 16, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One