Press release: Billion Euro investments out of control – How banks continue to finance violations of human rights and environmental norms.


For the fifth consecutive year Facing Finance reports on violations of environmental and social norms and standards by multinational corporations, as documented by international NGOs. It shows that banks as well as their customers are all too often profiting   ... →

Press release: How fair is my bank?

The first free consumer portal rating the social and environmental commitments of German banks sees GLS Bank and Triodos Bank in the lead.

 fair-finance-guide-logo-de(Berlin, March 15, 2016) –  On today’s World Consumer Rights Day, a coalition of German non-governmental organizations   ... →

Bumitama cuts ties with illegal palm oil plantation following Friends of the Earth pressure – OECD accepts Friends of the Earth complaint against Rabobank

Brussels/Amsterdam, October 21 – Indonesian palm oil company Bumitama announced in September 2014 that it has terminated its contract with an illegal palm oil plantation in Borneo, from which it is no longer purchasing palm oil. This decision followed a   ... →

Press release: Dirty profits – How companies and financial institutions gain billions at the expense of people and the environment and shirk their responsibilities

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(Berlin, 09.12.2014) – Under EMBARGO until 11:00 – In anticipation of the International Day of Human Rights (10.12). FACING FINANCE is launching their new report entitled DIRTY PROFITS 3. The report is a   ... →