What have we been doing?

What have we been doing?

Since 2007 hundreds of Lewes people have been getting together to discuss ideas and put them into action. We’ve formed groups around food, energy, waste and plastic (to name but a few) with the aim of making Lewes more sustainable and better able to deal with the...
KIIGL petition

KIIGL petition

KIIGL and Divest East Sussex have been collecting signatures to a petition asking the East Sussex County Council Pension Committee to divest its £145 million holdings in fossil fuel companies. We finally collected 5000 signatures which entitled us to a debate at a...

KIIGL update

The campaign to get organisations, companies and Pension Funds to divest from Fossil Fuel Companies is gaining momentum all over the world. So far investments totalling $8.7 trillion have been divested. Just some of the major organisations that have taken or resolved...

Divestment progress

Keep It In The Ground Lewes and Divest East Sussex have been very active in the last three years, and in the wider world the divestment movement is having a transforming effect. Some local activities have been: getting the Pension Committee to commit ‘to putting 11%...