The divestment campaign goes after the corporations that maintain, perpetuate, lobby for, and profit from fossil fuels as a component of the nation’s energy picture, a significant difference from tactics aiming at individual behavior—turn off your lights, unplug unused appliances, etc
South Africa was not the only successful divestment campaign a similar powerful divestment campaign was mounted in the 1990s against investments in tobacco companies, with significant actions involving tax-exempt endowments. When Harvard University divested from tobacco, the reverberations were powerful and have continued.
For a personal divestment journey visit Maureen’s blog.
Tell your Health Fund to divest: https://www.marketforces.org.au/insurance/health