The Versorgungsanstalt des Bundes und der Länder (VBL) insures 4.9 million contributors in Germany – it is the largest provider of company pensions in the… Read More »Non-transparent business practices – insight into the German state pension system
We are currently experiencing the breakthrough of electromobility. The lithium needed for electric car batteries is mined far away from Europe, in China, Australia and… Read More »Electromobility at a dead end – European financial institutions must promote sustainable lithium
Deutsche Bank plans to finance at least €200 billion of sustainable investments by the end of 2023. A year ago, it also announced an “innovative… Read More »Greenwashing at Deutsche Bank: Natural Rubber Plantations in Cameroon
On 1 February 2021, the Myanmar military under Commander-in-Chief General Min Aung Hlaing staged a coup, arrested elected civilian leaders and nullified the November 2020… Read More »European financial institutions, Adani Ports and crimes committed by the Myanmar Army
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
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.
Since the disastrous collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais in November 2015 (which FACING FINANCE has reported on several… Read More »Update: Dam Collapse in Brazil: Lawsuit against Executives
According to the Government Report on Military Equipment Exports for the first half of 2016, Germany’s export licenses for small arms ammunition increased tenfold, compared… Read More »Munition as Export Hit: German exports increased tenfold