King's College London

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Divestment Commitment full
Divested from all fossil fuels

Fossil Free Scorecard: King's College London


Invested in fossil fuels. That’s 6.5% of total endowment fund of £156,955,169
Data estimated from FoI

Research funding

£16,000,880 Research funding from fossil fuel industry, including: BP

£384,160 Research funding into renewables industry since 2001.

Fossil Fuel Industry Links

received in donations from fossil fuel industry 2009-2014 including RWE npower.
Honorary degrees awarded to: No honorary degrees awarded.
Board positions given to Fossil Fuel industry: Sir Nigel Sheinwald: a Non-Executive Director of Royal Dutch Shell and Mr Chris Mottershead: joined King’s College London in 2009 after retiring from BP.


RBS £6.6m in bank
Note: Fossil fuel extraction research funding does not include all oils and gas research. Data will be available soon.