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17 April 2020

Report finds continued increase in fossil fuel financing by major banks despite calls for climate action

In March 2020, a group of NGOs led by Rainforest Action Network published the Banking on Climate Change 2020 report. The report finds that 35 private-sector banks have provided USD $2.7 trillion for fossil fuel projects in the four years since the...

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10 April 2020

Bank of America's response

Author: Bank of America

Thank you for your inquiry. Our policies specific to climate change and to human rights are detailed in our Environmental and Social Risk Policy Framework (ESPRF). Beginning on page 12 you will find more details on these specific areas. Here is a link...

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1 April 2020

COVID Action Platform brings together over 200 corporate leaders in response to pandemic

Author: Marguerite Ward, Business Insider (USA)

The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization are launching an emergency coronavirus task force of 200 business leaders — including execs from Alphabet and KPMG, 11 March 2020...

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19 March 2020
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10 February 2020

BNP Paribas, Natixis and Crédit Agricole implicated in financing global forest destruction

Author: Global Witness

Research shows France’s financial sector provided nearly €2 billion between 2013 and 2019 to five of the six of the most harmful agribusiness companies directly or indirectly involved in deforestation in the world’s largest tropical rainforests. This...

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21 January 2020
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19 December 2019

USA: Goldman Sachs will no longer finance new oil drilling in the Arctic or new coal-fired power plants

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13 December 2019

CEOs of Microsoft, Apple, Google and more urge Trump administration to stay in Paris climate deal

Author: Nat Levy, GeekWire

...[D]riving progress on addressing climate change is what’s best for the economic health, jobs, and competitiveness of our companies and our country...  [W]e stand by our conviction that a commitment to the Paris Agreement requires a just transition...

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26 November 2019

BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark 2019 shows 4 out of 5 banks are failing on human rights

Published on 26 November 2019, the third iteration of BankTrack's Human Rights Benchmark assesses 50 of the largest global banks on their progress towards implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). It finds that nearly...

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29 October 2019

NGOs highlight environmental and human rights concerns to banks over Saudi Aramco IPO

A coalition of environmental NGOs has written to seven international banks to express their alarm over the banks' decision to underwrite the planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco. The state-owned oil giant is the world's largest emitter...

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