Should large listed companies like Shell, Total or Rio Tinto aim for stricter targets for greenhouse gas emissions? Should they at least disclose their entire… Read More »Voting Study: Do German investors stand up for climate protection?
Press Release – 146 billion euros for trash? How banks and the plastics industry are forcing a global environmental catastrophe
(Berlin) March 4, 2021 – Top European banks, including Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, are contributing massively to global plastic pollution through their billion-dollar investments and… Read More »Press Release – 146 billion euros for trash? How banks and the plastics industry are forcing a global environmental catastrophe
From plastic bottles that take a hundred years to decompose, to conventional or supposedly biodegradable disposable bags, to the tiniest microplastic particles – the negative… Read More »It is time for a clean-up! – Ban plastic from your bank account
The European Commission’s ESG commitments for banks and BlackRock: It’s about more than a conflict of interest
In early 2020, Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest and arguably most renowned asset management company, wrote in a letter to CEOs that… Read More »The European Commission’s ESG commitments for banks and BlackRock: It’s about more than a conflict of interest
Cargill is one of the world’s largest agricultural commodity trader and food processor and United States’ largest privately-owned company, with revenues exceeding $114 billion in… Read More »Cargill: Sustainability leader or worst company in the world?
On 8 July 2019, Parliamentarians from the 57 participating States of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have adopted the Declaration on Advancing… Read More »Strong call from OSCE countries to support the negotiations to ban lethal autonomous weapons
On the 23rd May 2019 Banktrack, Urgewald and Facing Finance, partners in the Fossil Banks-No Thanks campaign, attended the Deutsche Bank AGM under the slogan… Read More »AGM 2019: Deutsche Bank CEO “we have cleaned up the Deutsche Bank”.
Press Release: As-Salaam-Alaikum (Peace be with you): How the war in Yemen is filling the coffers of European banks.
(22.5.2019) The DIRTY Profits 7 report presented today in Frankfurt / Main by the NGO Facing Finance highlights the ten European banks with some of… Read More »Press Release: As-Salaam-Alaikum (Peace be with you): How the war in Yemen is filling the coffers of European banks.
Berlin, 07 March 2019 – To commemorate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, Facing Finance is calling on German banks to consider the… Read More »Press release: Discrimination of women- Not yet an issue for German Banks