Open Letter Delivered at Meeting of Equator Banks

Press Release -- 13 November 2019By: BankTrack & Partners As banks head for Singapore to decide on new Equator Principles, 300+ civil society groups call for ambition and courage Campaigners urge banks to stop financing climate disasters and respect Indigenous’ Peoples Rights 312 Civil society organizations from 58 countries have today called upon the financial …

Mazaska talks; the banks are listening!

Indigenous people just led the largest EVER protest of bank financing of fossil fuels. DAPL was just the beginning. https://t.co/TwvsyRFTPp — Mazaska Talks (@MazaskaTalks) October 27, 2017 BREAKING: The 91 Equator Banks are revising their principles on indigenous rights & climate change for the next 18 months! Keep up the pressure by taking the pledge …

Activists shut down bank branches in Seattle

https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/activists-disrupt-over-100-bank-branches-across-seattle-for-financing-tar-sands-projects/

Banks: respect the planet & human rights; until then, we’re divesting

By consensus at our Oct. 1 meeting, OCA signed onto the Equator Banks, Act! petition, asking the major banks of the world to live up to their commitment to support people and the planet--it's time to match their words with actions. The petition is below; you can sign on yourself at equatorbanksact.org. We also signed on …

#DeFundPipelines – join us on Oct 23

We are participating in the Mazaska Talks Global Day of Action on Oct 23 with actions opposing banks funding pipelines with branches in Port Townsend, Port Angeles, and Sequim. Join our planning group! Sign up for the event here