Sumitomo Mitsui Banking (part of Sumitomo Group)

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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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17 April 2020

SMBC Group did not respond

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited SMBC Group to respond. The company declined to respond.

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16 January 2020
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31 May 2019

Report alleges major banks contribute to climate change through increased funding of fossil fuels

In May 2019, a group of NGOs led by Rainforest Action Network published research findings that suggest some of the biggest banks around the world are financing fossil fuels more than ever before. Since the Paris Agreement took effect in 2016, 33 of the...

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2 September 2018

Commentary: Banks' coal policies ineffective; Standard Chartered can lead peers by committing to renewable-energy projects

Author: Julien Vincent, Asia Times

"The power of finance to slow new coal plants", 29 August 2018...

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19 June 2015

Indonesia: Japanese & intl. NGOs call for halt to construction of coal plant, citing lack of local consent

Despite not having the consent of the local residents, at the beginning of April 2015, construction work commenced at the proposed project site of the “Batan coal-fired power plant project in Central Java, Indonesia”, a large scale development project...

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19 June 2015
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Author: 三井住友銀行

個別の案件については回答できません。 当行はエクエーター原則を採択し、同原則に基づき制定した環境社会リスク評価手続、および融資全般のルールを定めたクレジットポリシー等に則り、各融資案件の可否を、適時適切に判断・検討しています。 三井住友銀行 経営企画部CSR 室

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28 November 2014
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Author: 東京新聞

クラスター爆弾の全面禁止を訴えるオランダのNGOは27日、クラスター爆弾を製造している企業への金融機関の投融資状況について報告書をまとめた。同NGOがクラスター爆弾製造企業に指定した7社に対して2011年6月~14年9月に行われた投融資総額は、世界15カ国の151機関で、延べ270億ドル(約3兆1500億円)に上った。...

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1 November 2013
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Author: CCFD-Terre Solidaire (France) et la CERN et ADEV Congo (Rép. dém. du Congo)

Ce rapport s’intéresse aux impacts des activités de l’entreprise Perenco, société pétrolière opérant en RDC à travers deux filiales (Perenco Rep. et MIOC), comme illustration des limites actuelles de la responsabilité et la redevabilité des entreprises...

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23 March 2011

Tepco Seeks $25 Billion Loans As Future Liability Questions Remain

Author: Dow Jones Newswires

Tokyo Electric Power...is seeking around 2 trillion yen, or $25 billion, in loans to fund repairs at power stations damaged by the March 11 earthquake but questions remain on exactly how much liability the utility, rather than central government, may...

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