American Psychiatric Association: Action Proposal on Divestment

The APA’s action proposal on divestment that passed in November, 2018, includes this “Resolved” statement (following a series of “Whereas” statements): BE IT RESOLVED That:

1.   The American Psychiatric Association and the APA Foundation work in a timely and fiscally responsible manner to end all financial investments or relationships (divestment) with companies that generate the majority of their income from the exploration for, production of, transportation of, or sale of fossil fuels and

2.    that the APA Treasurer report back to the Assembly by the May 2019 and at Assembly meetings thereafter on the schedule and progress of these divestment activities.