2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council passed a motion in support of divestment from all fossil fuels from the councils' pension funds?

Question code
Governance & Finance
Divestment of Pension Funds
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Points awarded if the motion supports the divestment of the council's own investments.

Points also awarded if the motion supports the divestment of the council's pension investments.


Divestment is the opposite of investment, and consists of stocks, bonds or investment funds that are unethical, and in this case, invested in fossil fuel companies such as Shell, BP and Exxon.

Marked using data provided by UK Divest - https://www.divest.org.uk/council-motions/

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8 Northern Irish councils

1 point

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2 points

3 Northern Irish councils
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council2/2divest.org.uk
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council2/2divest.org.uk
Mid Ulster District Council2/2divest.org.uk
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council0/2
Ards and North Down Borough Council0/2
Belfast City Council0/2
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council0/2
Derry City and Strabane District Council0/2
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council0/2
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council0/2
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council0/2