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Regents disinvest from holdings related to fossil fuels, commit to net-zero endowment by 2050 and invest $140 million into renewable energy

The University of Michigan Board of Regents voted to discontinue investments in companies engaged in oil reserves, oil extraction or thermal-coal extraction at Thursday’s Regents meeting. The board also committed to a net-zero investment portfolio by 2050 and approved $140 million of new investments in renewable energy sources. The University will no longer directly invest […]