Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: banks

Wells Fargo announces commitment to join Net-Zero Banking Alliance and reach...

"Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 means stopping financing for the expansion of fossil fuels now."

UK banks defend climate record despite billions lent to fossil fuel...

DeSmog research has found that over 86 percent (13 out of 15) of HSBC’s board of directors have current or past ties to polluting companies and industries.

Bankers eager to continue funding oil and gas

Comments from a recent energy industry conference reveal major financiers of fossil fuels view environmental and social investing concerns as a trend to “inoculate” against.

Banking that serves people, not bankers

The Post Office could offer simple, honest banking, including checking and savings accounts, consumer loans, and low-fee debit cards.

After pouring over $1 trillion into fossil fuel finance, CEOs of...

Despite talk of an energy transition and a wave of fossil fuel bankruptcies, big bank CEOs described plans to continue business with beleaguered fossil fuel industries.

New report: World’s 60 largest banks have poured $3.8 trillion into...

Even amidst the global economic downturn, fossil fuel financing numbers were higher in 2020 than 2016.

Trump administration targets banks divesting from fossil fuels in new anti-climate...

The OCC’s new rule could stunt divestment campaigns by requiring major banks to justify each individual decision to regulators using “quantitative, impartial risk-based standards established by the bank in advance.”

TD Bank joins other major financial institutes to commit to ambition...

The Group's commitment to a global climate action plan makes them the latest major financial institution along with Morgan Stanley and Barclays.

California bill to establish nation’s second public bank applauded as ‘historic...

"We can structure a bank that actually is accountable to the people and does what the people want it to do."

JPMorgan Chase announces end to financing new oil and gas drilling...

“The fact that even the world’s worst fossil fuel banker wants nothing to do with Arctic Refuge drilling shows just how toxic an investment it would be."

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.