The David Rockefeller Fund

This submission reflects this organization's contribution to the climate effort, representative of their current actions and commitments as well as the ways in which they intend to step up and collaborate with others.

The David Rockefeller Fund's Climate Action Contribution

About The David Rockefeller Fund's Climate Efforts

The David Rockefeller Fund began divestment in fossil fuels in 2016 and as of June 2018 is 95% invested in sustainability and impact investments.

Climate Action Commitments

Current Climate Actions The David Rockefeller Fund Is Taking:


Commit to Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy

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Integrate Climate Change into Portfolio Analyses and Decision-Making

Commit to integrate climate change-related risks and opportunities in portfolio analysis and decision-making processes through one or more of the following:

  • Analyzing and assessing climate change-related risks and opportunities (e.g. through carbon footprinting, scenario analysis).
  • Making commitments and setting targets (e.g. to carbon footprint reduction, to enhanced portfolio resilience, to decarbonization, including via the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition).
  • Investing in low carbon investment funds and other products (e.g. low carbon indices, climate-aligned bonds).

Phase Out Investments in Thermal Coal

Investors commit to phasing out our investments in thermal coal activities (specifically thermal coal mining and coal-fired power generation).

Organization details

The David Rockefeller Fund is a family foundation inspired by the vision and generosity of our founders, David and Peggy Rockefeller, to foster and embody a more just, creative, and flourishing world. We invest in catalytic ideas, people, efforts, and institutions working strategically toward art for social impact, justice system reform, and ecological regeneration, including climate change solutions.
New York, NY
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