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Report: Half of U.S. Households Own Shares in Oil or Gas
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Rockefeller to speak at NZ philanthropic conference

Pictured, US millionaire and philanthropist, John D. Rockefeller. Justin Rockefeller, a fifth generation member of the famously rich Rockefeller family will visit NZ next year. Justin Rockefeller, a fifth generation member of the famously rich ... New Zealand Herald, 10 hours ago
Report: Half of U.S. Households Own Shares in Oil or Gas US News & World Report, 14 hours ago
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Why the Rockefellers Are Selling Oil Stocks, and You Should Too

There may not be a family more synonymous with the oil industry than the Rockefellers. Family oligarch John D. Rockefeller made his fortune building an oil empire in Standard Oil, and the remnants of that massive company remain in ExxonMobil (NYSE: ...
 Motley Fool2 weeks ago Rockefeller Family Divesting From Fossil Fuels  Gas 23 weeks ago What is a Rockefeller without oil?  Yahoo! UK and Ireland4 weeks ago Why the Rockefellers Rejected Big Oil  Austin American Statesman4 weeks ago

Rockefellers to switch oil for renewable energy

In 1862, a young John Rockefeller invested in the promising new industry of oil refining, thus beginning an enterprise that made him the richest man who had ever lived. Now, descendants of America's greatest oil baron have announced a plan to ...
 Herald Sun3 weeks ago SNAPSHOT Sunny Twins lose Gun found in day care crib Politician cuts neighbors garage in half Rockefeller clan dumps oil Video  Big News Network4 weeks ago Oil dynasty dumps oil  Calcutta Telegraph4 weeks ago

Not Your Father's Dividend Stocks

John D. Rockefeller said the only thing that gave him pleasure was to see my dividends coming in. He would be miserable today. Dividends paid by companies in the S&P 500 currently amount to less than 2% of their share prices, compared
 Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago

Is Oil Too Dirty for Modern Day Philanthropy?

"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." --John D. Rockefeller Oil was very good to John D. Rockefeller. It was the fuel he used to become the first person ever to amass a billion dollar personal fortune. By the time he died that ...
 Motley Fool3 weeks ago

Hot Spot

What is common between polar bears and the heirs of the oil magnate, John D. Rockefeller? The question, its resemblance to a trivia quiz notwithstanding, merits serious attention because humans and animals alike are being forced to adopt ingenious ways to ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago Rockefellers to Yield Fossil Fuels  Special Broadcasting Service3 weeks ago Rockefeller heirs are investing in renewable energy instead of oil  Sun & Wind Energy3 weeks ago Rockefellers Now Spurn Oil, That Thing That Made Them Rich  Town Hall4 weeks ago

Open thread for night owls: Race plays big part in how much home values have recovered nationwide

Standard Oil Co. founder John D. Rockefeller (carrying the cane) escorts his sister-in-law Lucy Spelman through Coit Rd. Station in East Cleveland, en route to Rockefeller's Forest Hill summer home, 1912. On this date in 1877, John D. Rockefeller, ...
 Daily Kos4 days ago Historic: Rockefeller foundation to divest from fossil fuels  Salon4 weeks ago Climate coup: Rockefeller announces they are dropping fossil fuel investments  Mongabay.com4 weeks ago

Rockefeller fund to divest oil sands, coal investments

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, one of oilman John D. Rockefeller's financial legacies, intends to immediately sell its oil sands and coal investments, arguing that the industries are two of the world's most intense source of carbon emissions and ...
 Globe and Mail4 weeks ago Rockefeller Fund divorces itself from...  Channel40004 weeks ago

RES backs Rockerfeller's rejection of oil for renewables

Descendants of John D Rockefeller, a name synonymous with oil, are to sell all their investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy. The decision has been welcomed by many in the green sector, including RES, a member of the new British ...
 Link23 weeks ago

What would John D. Rockefeller have done in the face of climate change?

Is this the start of a rush to dump oil investments or just a gesture? The announcement that heirs to John D. Rockefeller one of the best known names in the oil business are to sell their assets tied to fossil fuel companies and invest in clean ...
 EuroNews4 weeks ago
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