1.5 Divestment can help achieve a world without nuclear weapons

“By divesting from nuclear weapon producers, we can make it harder for those that profit from weapons of mass destruction and encourage them to cut the production of nuclear weapons from their business strategies”. Beatrice Fihn, Director of ICAN (foreword to the 2018 Don’t Bank on the Bomb Report)

The aim of divestment is to pressurise companies to halt nuclear weapons production and increase the pressure on states to reconsider national security doctrines that rely on nuclear weapons:

1.5.1 How can this work?

1.5.2 Cluster munitions case study