The Institute has an endowment of about
"Our organization is committed to supporting island and remote coastal communities and ensuring that they remain sustainable and vibrant places to live and work,"
"In every area of our work, from fisheries to community energy to economic development, climate change poses a threat to the long-term survival of these communities. We decided that we had to put our money where our mouth is. It's wrong for us to invest in companies that make money producing fossil fuels, because they're contributing to the very problem that's putting the future of
"Island communities face major problems because of climate change,"
"There's a growing movement to divest from these companies," Island Institute Finance Committee Chairman
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