Agricultural Bank of China
Headquarters in China
China exports coal-related equipment and technology to foreign countries while turning to renewable energy domestically, critic says
Author: Dana Ullman, Foreign Policy
“When Coal Comes to Paradise”, 9 June 2019...
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- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
- Related companies: Agricultural Bank of China Amu Power Bank of China China Construction Bank China Huadian General Electric Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
[Includes responses by BNP Parbias, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canda, Morgan Stanley & Toronto-Dominion Bank]
Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)
Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
- Related companies: Agricultural Bank of China ANZ Bank Bank of America Bank of China Bank of Montreal Bank of Nova Scotia Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (part of Mitsubishi UFJ) Barclays BNP Paribas Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) China Construction Bank Citigroup Commonwealth Bank Crédit Agricole Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs HSBC Industrial & Commercial Bank of China ING Bank JPMorgan Chase Mizuho Financial Group Morgan Stanley National Australia Bank Natixis PNC Financial Services Royal Bank of Canada Royal Bank of Scotland Santander SMBC Nikko Securities Société Générale Standard Chartered Toronto-Dominion Bank UBS UniCredit Bulbank Wells Fargo Westpac
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BankTrack report finds banks not yet living up to human rights obligations under UN Guiding Principles
In December 2014 BankTrack released a new report titled "Banking with Principles?". The report assesses 32 of the largest global banks against the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Banks were assigned a score of between 0 and 12 dep...
Author: Global Witness
[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...
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- Related in-depth areas: Finance NGO
- Related companies: Absa Agricultural Bank of China Banco BPI Banco Espírito Santo Bank of China Barclays BNP Paribas Calyon (part of Crédit Agricole) China Construction Bank China Development Bank China Exim Citibank (part of Citigroup) Commerzbank Crédit Agricole Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole) Credit Suisse Danske Bank Deutsche Bank Ecobank Fortis Groupe Banque Populaire HSBC ING JPMorgan Chase KBC Lloyds Natixis Rabobank Riggs Bank (now part of PNC Financial Services) Royal Bank of Scotland Santander Société Générale Standard Bank Standard Chartered UBS West LB
A new report...by BankTrack...and Friends of the Earth US...finds that only two of China’s ten most important banks -- China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (Chexim) -- have publicly-disclosed environmental policies. Both...
- Related in-depth areas: African region Chinese investment overseas Construction, including dam-building Environmental issues Extractives, including oil and mines Southeast Asia
- Related companies: Agricultural Bank of China Bank of America Bank of China China Construction Bank China Development Bank China Exim Citigroup Goldman Sachs HSBC Royal Bank of Scotland
Author: Andrew Newton, Ethical Corporation
Critics fear that China’s state-owned banks will assume the same role in finance that China National Oil Company and its state-owned brethren have done in oil production, venturing to finance projects and corporations that western banks with their...
Author: Andrew Newton, Ethical Corporation
Report chapters include: "Reputations at risk"; "Ethical finance"; "Interview: Henry Paulson - On taking Goldman Sachs green"; "Equator Principles"; "Islamic finance"; "From prohibitions to public interest"; "Foreign banks in China"; "Consumer credit...