Fossil Free Stanford Timeline

Follow our journey from the beginning till today.

Fossil Free Stanford is born!

Autumn

2012

Spring

2014

75% of the undergraduate student body votes in favor of divestment.

Spring

2015

150 students and faculty stage a sit-in outside of the President's office to call for full divestment from oil and gas.

Summer

2020

The Board of Trustees decides NOT to divest from all oil and gas holdings.

Spring

 2019

Fossil Free Stanford holds a rally and delivers a proposal to the Vice-Provost of Student Affairs calling on the Board of Trustees to divest.

Spring

2013

ASSU Undergraduate Senate passes a resolution in favor of divestment.

Spring

2014

Stanford Divests from Coal!

Spring

2020

Faculty Senate votes against divestment, fearing that fossil fuel sponsors will withdraw research funding. 

Winter 2018

Fossil Free Stanford relaunches a petition calling for divestment from the top 100 oil and gas companies.

Fall

2019

Fossil Free Stanford holds a rally calling for divestment by Earth Day 2020.