Chase’s Big Rainforest Problem

We all know JPMorgan Chase is the largest funder of fossil fuels, and is the leading banker of climate chaos, by a long shot. But did you know that Chase’s…

The Money Behind the Big Business of Burning

Tropical forests do not burn by themselves — Big Agribusiness is setting the fires intentionally, as it’s the cheapest way to clear new land for palm oil, pulp and paper, soy, and beef. But they need the cash from the world’s mega banks and investors like fire needs oxygen — to defend our forests we need to defund the fires.

Nippon Paper Group Put On Notice: Bushfires Change Everything

Forty-one environmental groups have today written to Japan’s Nippon Paper Group, which owns the Opal Australian Paper mill in Maryvale, Victoria, Australia, detailing concerns around the company’s Australian supply chain. The…

MUFG fails to commit to Paris alignment at 2020 AGM

ESG financing policy now weakest among Japanese megabanks Tokyo, Japan – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest bank, indicated at today’s annual shareholder meeting that it has no intention…

MUFG Falls Behind Peers in New ESG Finance Policy Announcement

MUFG’s policy revisions “disappointing,” says Rainforest Action Network  Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), released a revised Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) financing policy today, but fell short…