Society & Sustainability

Student coalition highlights ‘extensive’ links between Singapore universities and fossil fuel industry

SINGAPORE: A coalition of students in Singapore has called on universities to transition away from the fossil fuel industry by 2030, as part of a report the group released on Monday (Jan 17) detailing “extensive” links between the parties.

Titled Fossil-Fuelled Universities, the 68-page report highlighted linkages between the fossil fuel industry and universities in areas including finance and management.

It was published by Students for a Fossil Free Future (S4F), a coalition made up of 40 students from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Yale-NUS College.

According to the report, NUS and NTU both have endowment funds that are “indirectly” invested in fossil fuels.

To read more : Channel News Asia

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