Press Conference

Pitzer College and Robert Redford to Announce Breakthrough
Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model

Integrated Sustainability Plan Includes Targeted Reinvestment and
Accelerated Carbon Footprint Reduction


Robert Redford, trustee
Laura Skandera Trombley, president
Donald Gould, trustee
Brinda Sarathy, associate professor of environmental analysis
Jessica Grady-Benson ’14, student


Pitzer College and Trustee Robert Redford launch the most comprehensive fossil fuel divestment-climate action model in higher education.


Los Angeles Press Club
4773 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90027
Parking on-site


Pitzer College is a top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts institution and the national leader in Fulbright Fellowships awarded each year. One of the first colleges in the country to launch an environmental studies program, Pitzer has promoted environmental awareness for nearly 50 years. The College researches, teaches and lives its core value of environmental sustainability. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit


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