Laura Garcia is an Education Outreach Intern at YES! Magazine.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Portland, Oregon Is First U.S. City to Divest Funds from Walmart
On Thursday, May 15, the city of Portland got rid of $9 million, or 25 percent, of its investments in Walmart. This marks the beginning of a divestment program that will purge Portland's investment portfolio of $36 million in Walmart bonds by 2016, according to a press release . The divestment plan...