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Tag: HSBC

HSBC plans to close Asian coal plants to curb emissions—while also...

Bank accused of greenwashing ahead of COP26 for backing scheme while being world’s 13th biggest funder of fossil fuels

HSBC to phase out coal financing after shareholder vote

“We’re delighted that our campaign has resulted in a binding commitment by HSBC to phase out coal, but the devil is in the detail and the next six months are crucial to ensure that this commitment is translated into robust sector policies.”

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new...

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.

HSBC will no longer fund fossil fuel industry

HSBC is among other banks, such as BNP Paribas, to take such critical action against climate change.

HSBC Whistleblower Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

HSBC whistleblower Hervé Falciani was sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated industrial espionage. Instead of using the data he acquired for financial gain, Falciani ended up assisting multiple governments in exposing wealthy tax dodgers and criminal organizations.

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Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Majority of Democrats urge Biden to withdraw amid mental fitness concerns and looming election...

This sentiment is particularly strong among younger voters, posing a significant challenge to Biden’s campaign as crucial deadlines approach.

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Biden to propose Supreme Court reforms: Ethics code and term limits amid public disapproval

This move comes amid growing public discontent with the court and recent scandals involving justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

The party that embraces political violence is now reaping what it sowed

Was the attempt on Trump’s life the direct result of the Republican Party’s decision to exploit violence for political gain?