Shareholders pressure Barclays again on fossil fuels

For the second year running, a group of over 100 Barclays shareholders has filed a resolution calling for the bank to take stronger action to tackle its financing of fossil fuels. Despite the board’s formal opposition to a similar resolution from a group led by ShareAction last year, nearly a quarte [...]

March 2021
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Divestment move by richest Oxbridge college puts bank in spotlight

After years of sustained pressure from students and alumni, as well as from other groups, Trinity College has committed to fully divesting from fossil fuels across its portfolios. Currently holding around £15m of investments in companies involved in the extraction or production of fossil fuels, the [...]

February 2021

Barclays customer losses set to accelerate

A new survey of 2,000 Barclays and HSBC customers, carried out by ICM Unlimited, has revealed that while 80% were unaware their banks invested in fossil fuels, a significant number - 11% of the Barclays customers - would be 'very likely' to consider switching banks having been presented with the f [...]

February 2021
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Barclays shamed in new XR 'Money Rebellion' launch

A compelling video launching a new Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign features an NHS GP denouncing Barclays for their funding of fossil fuels and companies profiting from ecosystem destruction. Challenging the bank to make amends, Sarah Benn and other activists have used Barclaycards to make donati [...]

January 2021

Shareholders pressure Barclays again on fossil fuels

For the second year running, a group of over 100 Barclays shareholders has filed a resolution calling for the bank to take stronger action to tackle its financing of fossil fuels. Despite the board’s formal opposition to a similar resolution from a group led by ShareAction last year, nearly a quarte [...]

March 2021
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Divestment move by richest Oxbridge college puts bank in spotlight

After years of sustained pressure from students and alumni, as well as from other groups, Trinity College has committed to fully divesting from fossil fuels across its portfolios. Currently holding around £15m of investments in companies involved in the extraction or production of fossil fuels, the [...]

February 2021
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Barclays customer losses set to accelerate

A new survey of 2,000 Barclays and HSBC customers, carried out by ICM Unlimited, has revealed that while 80% were unaware their banks invested in fossil fuels, a significant number - 11% of the Barclays customers - would be 'very likely' to consider switching banks having been presented with the f [...]

February 2021
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Barclays shamed in new XR 'Money Rebellion' launch

A compelling video launching a new Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign features an NHS GP denouncing Barclays for their funding of fossil fuels and companies profiting from ecosystem destruction. Challenging the bank to make amends, Sarah Benn and other activists have used Barclaycards to make donati [...]

January 2021
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