While BP (formerly British Petroleum) is not one of our Sordid 16, it is undoubtedly very sordid. Since the Sordid 16 targets only Swarthmore’s domestic equity holdings, BP – a British company – unfortunately doesn’t qualify. Just because they don’t qualify for the Sordid 16 now, though, doesn’t mean we won’t target them in the future. Today marks both Earth Day and the 2 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which continues to devastate communities in the Gulf Coast. The Huffington Post today released a retrospective of oil spills around the world since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. Check the spill descriptions for shout-outs to Sordid 16-ers ExxonMobil, Chevron and Conoco Phillips!