Students from the University of Leeds carried out a social media action as part of People & Planet’s National Day of Action on climate change, calling on the University to cut ties with Barclays bank. Society Treasurer Eve Jones explains why.
Last week, People and Planet society held a pumpkin carving event with a difference – all pumpkins were carved with slogans or images relating to its Divest Barclays campaign.
On Monday 9th October, a group of students from People & Planet, a society at the university that protests against the use of fossil fuels, campaigned outside the university union. They campaign on a number […]
The University has invested a total of over £1 million into oil companies. The University’s current holdings in BP and Shell are £1.032m and £278,000 respectively. A University spokesperson said: “We have held shares in […]