Banking on Climate Change

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The ninth annual fossil fuel finance report card shows how big banks continue to fund the climate crisis

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Banking On Climate Change At A Glance

Banks Increased their fossil fuel financing in 2017.
Financing for Tar Sands went up by 111% in 2017.
JPMorgan Chase is the #1 wall street funder of extreme fossil fuels. Again.

See How the Banks Stack Up

A handful of banks have published policies restricting their financing to some of the most carbon intensive, financially risky, and environmentally destructive fossil fuels. But as these grades show, banks have a long way to go to align their businesses with climate stability.

Grades by Sector

  • North America
    Bank of AmericaD
    Bank of MontrealD-
    ScotiabankD-
    CIBCD-
    CitiD+
    Goldman SachsD+
    JPMorgan ChaseD+
    Morgan StanleyD+
    RBCD+
    TD BankD
    Wells FargoD+
    Europe
    BarclaysD+
    BNP ParibasB
    BPCE/NatixisB-
    Crédit AgricoleC+
    Credit SuisseD
    Deutsche BankD
    HSBCD+
    Europe continued
    INGB-
    RBSD
    SantanderD
    Société GénéraleC+
    Standard CharteredD-
    UBSD+
    UniCreditD-
    Asia & Australia
    Agricultural Bank of ChinaF
    ANZD
    Bank of ChinaF
    MUFGF
    China Construction BankF
    Commonwealth BankD-
    ICBCF
    MizuhoD-
    NABD-
    SMFGD-
    WestpacD-
  • North America
    Bank of AmericaD
    Bank of MontrealD-
    ScotiabankD-
    CIBCD-
    CitiD+
    Goldman SachsD+
    JPMorgan ChaseD+
    Morgan StanleyD+
    RBCD
    TD BankD
    Wells FargoD+
    Europe
    BarclaysD
    BNP ParibasC+
    BPCE/NatixisC+
    Crédit AgricoleC+
    Credit SuisseD
    Deutsche BankD
    HSBCD-
    Europe continued
    INGC+
    RBSC+
    SantanderD
    Société GénéraleB-
    Standard CharteredD
    UBSD+
    UniCreditD-
    Asia & Australia
    Agricultural Bank of ChinaF
    ANZD
    Bank of ChinaF
    MUFGF
    China Construction BankF
    Commonwealth BankD-
    ICBCF
    MizuhoD-
    NABD-
    SMFGD-
    WestpacD-
  • North America
    Bank of AmericaD-
    Bank of MontrealD-
    ScotiabankD-
    CIBCD-
    CitiD+
    Goldman SachsD+
    JPMorgan ChaseD
    Morgan StanleyD+
    RBCD
    TD BankD
    Wells FargoD+
    Europe
    BarclaysD
    BNP ParibasD-
    BPCE/NatixisF
    Crédit AgricoleD
    Credit SuisseD
    Deutsche BankD
    HSBCD-
    Europe continued
    INGD
    RBSD
    SantanderD
    Société GénéraleD
    Standard CharteredD
    UBSD-
    UniCreditD-
    Asia & Australia
    Agricultural Bank of ChinaF
    ANZD
    Bank of ChinaF
    MUFGF
    China Construction BankF
    Commonwealth BankD-
    ICBCF
    MizuhoD-
    NABD-
    SMFGD-
    WestpacD-
  • North America
    Bank of AmericaB-
    Bank of MontrealD-
    ScotiabankD-
    CIBCD-
    CitiB-
    Goldman SachsC-
    JPMorgan ChaseB-
    Morgan StanleyB-
    RBCD-
    TD BankC+
    Wells FargoB-
    Europe
    BarclaysB-
    BNP ParibasB
    BPCE/NatixisB
    Crédit AgricoleB
    Credit SuisseC+
    Deutsche BankB-
    HSBCC+
    Europe continued
    INGB
    RBSC-
    SantanderD
    Société GénéraleB-
    Standard CharteredC-
    UBSC+
    UniCreditD
    Asia & Australia
    Agricultural Bank of ChinaF
    ANZD
    Bank of ChinaF
    MUFGF
    China Construction BankF
    Commonwealth BankD
    ICBCF
    MizuhoD-
    NABB
    SMFGD-
    WestpacC-
  • North America
    Bank of AmericaD-
    Bank of MontrealD-
    ScotiabankD-
    CIBCD-
    CitiC-
    Goldman SachsC
    JPMorgan ChaseC
    Morgan StanleyC
    RBCD-
    TD BankD
    Wells FargoD
    Europe
    BarclaysC
    BNP ParibasB-
    BPCE/NatixisB-
    Crédit AgricoleB-
    Credit SuisseC
    Deutsche BankC+
    HSBCC
    Europe continued
    INGB
    RBSC-
    SantanderC-
    Société GénéraleB-
    Standard CharteredC-
    UBSC
    UniCreditD+
    Asia & Australia
    Agricultural Bank of ChinaF
    ANZC-
    Bank of ChinaF
    MUFGF
    China Construction BankF
    Commonwealth BankD
    ICBCF
    MizuhoD-
    NABD-
    SMFGD-
    WestpacC-
  • North America
    Bank of AmericaD-
    Bank of MontrealD-
    ScotiabankD-
    CIBCD-
    CitiD
    Goldman SachsD
    JPMorgan ChaseD-
    Morgan StanleyD+
    RBCD
    TD BankD
    Wells FargoD-
    Europe
    BarclaysD
    BNP ParibasC+
    BPCE/NatixisF
    Crédit AgricoleD
    Credit SuisseD
    Deutsche BankD
    HSBCD-
    Europe continued
    INGD
    RBSD
    SantanderD
    Société GénéraleD
    Standard CharteredD
    UBSD-
    UniCreditD-
    Asia & Australia
    Agricultural Bank of ChinaF
    ANZD-
    Bank of ChinaF
    MUFGF
    China Construction BankF
    Commonwealth BankD-
    ICBCF
    MizuhoD-
    NABD-
    SMFGD-
    WestpacD-

Explorethe Data

Use the drop-down menu to explore the patterns in bank financing for extreme fossil fuels by sector and over time. Click on any colored label on the x-axis to show or hide that data.

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Photo Credits // Intro Photo - Greenpeace, E M //