The Friend: British Friends defend large BP investment (UPDATED)
. Britain Yearly Meet, the organisation of Quakers across England, Scotland and Wales, has a higher proportion of its investments in the oil giant than in any other business. BYM say it has engaged with BP on issues such as renewable energy. The World Development Movement (WDM) urged Friends to consider selling their shares in the light of BP’s role in ‘fuelling climate change’. But BYM says that it is having a positive effect on BP.
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