Kicking out Big Oil

Lessons from the campaign to remove fossil fuel interests from cultural institutions and science museums

Fossil fuel companies have long targeted leading British cultural institutions to market themselves through sponsorship and maintain their social licence to operate. But concerted campaigns, highlighting the contradiction between the purpose of such institutions and the role played by oil and gas companies in driving the climate emergency, has led to significant change. There are some important lessons to be learned from such campaigns for influencing science and engineering organisations.

Presentation by Jess Worth, Culture Unstained, at the SGR conference Transition Now

4 November 2020

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