Advancing Climate and Energy Justice

February 16, 2022

WaPo: Student climate activists from Yale, Stanford, Princeton, MIT and Vanderbilt file legal complaints to compel divestment

As reported in the Washington Post, student climate activists at Vanderbilt, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and MIT have filed legal complaints arguing their colleges’ fossil fuel investments […]
January 4, 2021

Inside Philanthropy: Meet 3 Founders Backing the Grassroots Opposition to Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

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March 1, 2020

“Philanthropy Must Declare A Climate Emergency” -Ellen Dorsey in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Wallace Global Fund Executive Director Ellen Dorsey penned an op-ed in The Chronicle of Philanthropy about how philanthropy must react to the climate crisis. In it, she challenges […]
February 21, 2020

Climate Campaigners Turn Their Fire on the Financial World: Ellen Dorsey Quoted in FT

Wallace Global Fund Executive Director Ellen Dorsey was quoted in the Financial Times in a piece about new campaigns to stop the financing of fossil fuel projects. “‘You […]
July 9, 2019

Wallace Global Fund Supports The People’s Summit on Climate, Rights, and Human Survival

Wallace Global Fund joins Amnesty International, the United Nations Human Rights Office, the Center for International Environmental Law, Greenpeace, and other collaborative partners to support a […]
May 6, 2019

Wallace Global Fund Presents the Henry A. Wallace Award to the Sunrise Movement

September 11, 2018

Global Divest Announcement

On September 10th 2018, WGF co-sponsored the fourth global divestment announcement, with speakers including Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for […]
June 8, 2017

Wallace Global Fund Presents the Inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

On June 8th,  2017, Wallace Global Fund presented the inaugural Henry A. Wallace award to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for its brave resistance in defending […]
March 1, 2017

Wallace Global Fund joins founding cohort of foundations, faith groups, and development organizations to announce the development of new campaign: Shine: Investing in Energy Access for All

On April 5th at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York City, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll), Wallace Global Fund, GreenFaith and a coalition […]