April 07, 2015
Barclays Ends MTR Funding
“The decision by Barclays follows similar policy changes by PNC Bank, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, BNP Paribas, RBS and UBS. But campaigners said the Barclays decision was the most significant yet.
Rainforest Action Network senior climate and energy campaigner Ben Collins said: ‘To go from being the number one banker of mountaintop removal coal mining in 2013 to exiting MTR finance entirely is a clear indication that Barclays understands the devastating environmental and health consequences of this toxic practice.’ ”
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