Santa Claus and FCA put Barclays on 'naughty list'

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have united in condemning new Barclays wrongdoing. The FCA levied a £26 million fine on the bank for its failure "to act with due skill, care and diligence" towards customers in difficulty. Far from being an isolated trans [...]

December 2020
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A picture paints a thousand lies

It all sounds truly heartfelt. "The extra detail and targets we are sharing today are another step towards achieving our net zero ambition," announces the letter from Barclays' Group Chairman, lauding the promised detail update on its widely-scorned professed green ambitions announced earlier in the [...]

December 2020

Barclays on podium of European 'extinction banks'

Last year, the world's largest investment banks provided over $2.6tn of finance linked to the destruction of ecosystems and wildlife, detailed in the new Bankrolling Extinction report  - with Barclays in the top 3 European banks concerned, alongside HSBC and BNP Paribas. Coupled with growing publi [...]

November 2020
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It's a stick-up: protesters rebrand every Barclays branch in London

On a pandemic-muted Friday night, Extinction Rebellion protesters all over London (and others in Bristol) quietly visited every Barclays branch in the city, as well as many stand-alone Barclays cashpoints, to add stickers and slogans highlighting the bank's continued leading role in driving the plan [...]

October 2020

Santa Claus and FCA put Barclays on 'naughty list'

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have united in condemning new Barclays wrongdoing. The FCA levied a £26 million fine on the bank for its failure "to act with due skill, care and diligence" towards customers in difficulty. Far from being an isolated trans [...]

December 2020
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A picture paints a thousand lies

It all sounds truly heartfelt. "The extra detail and targets we are sharing today are another step towards achieving our net zero ambition," announces the letter from Barclays' Group Chairman, lauding the promised detail update on its widely-scorned professed green ambitions announced earlier in the [...]

December 2020
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Barclays on podium of European 'extinction banks'

Last year, the world's largest investment banks provided over $2.6tn of finance linked to the destruction of ecosystems and wildlife, detailed in the new Bankrolling Extinction report  - with Barclays in the top 3 European banks concerned, alongside HSBC and BNP Paribas. Coupled with growing publi [...]

November 2020
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It's a stick-up: protesters rebrand every Barclays branch in London

On a pandemic-muted Friday night, Extinction Rebellion protesters all over London (and others in Bristol) quietly visited every Barclays branch in the city, as well as many stand-alone Barclays cashpoints, to add stickers and slogans highlighting the bank's continued leading role in driving the plan [...]

October 2020
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