Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers (Chicago Tonight file photo)
Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers unveiled a plan Wednesday to redirect city investments toward companies that prioritize environmental responsibility and an array of social justice causes.
The strategy has been characterized as Chicago going further than a group of 30-plus U.S. cities that plan to ditch investments in fossil fuel companies, including New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Minneapolis. But at least one group of local climate activists said Chicago’s plan falls short.
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