Caught Red Handed Bunge and the Directors of deforestation

Tell your state pension managers to Defund Deforestation!

The Brazilian Cerrado is known as the “birthplace of waters,” and is home to some of the greatest biodiversity in the world. This vast region is also home to many communities of peasants, indigenous peoples, and quilombolas (Afro-Brazilian rural communities). But the relentless expansion of the soy industry is causing widespread ecosystem destruction and increasingly …

Defund Formosa Banner Charlotte NC

Show up to tell Bank of America to stop banking on pollution and climate chaos.

Last year, Bank of America committed to achieving “net zero emissions by 2050.” And earlier this month, they announced 2030 targets to reduce the emissions “intensity” from its investments.  But the truth is that between 2016 and 2021, Bank of America provided $232 billion in lending and underwriting to the fossil fuel industry. That makes …

Wall Street’s Moment of Truth: Defund Climate Chaos

*Update* For the next eight weeks we’re taking the fight to the shareholder meetings of every major US bank and several major insurance companies. This is a real opportunity for change, because every single shareholder meeting will have a vote on whether or not to end support for fossil fuel expansion. If you want to …

Defund Formosa Plastics

Defund Formosa Plastics

Last year, every major US bank committed to achieving “net zero emissions by 2050.” But those same banks are continuing to fund the expansion of the fossil fuel industry. One of the most egregious examples of fossil fuel expansion is happening in St. James, Louisiana, where Formosa Plastics is trying to build a massive new …

Tell banks to stop funding climate chaos

Become a customer for climate justice and bank on action, not on climate change

Since the Paris Agreement was signed, Wall Street banks have loaned nearly $1.2 trillion to the fossil fuel industry. That money isn’t coming from the government, or from rich investors — it’s coming from regular customers with bank accounts and credit cards just like you and me. Now, customers like you and me are fighting …

Divest our pensions

Divest our Pension funds now!

State and local pension funds – the retirement savings of people like firefighters, teachers and cops, among others – own most of the stock market, and are among the biggest investors in fossil fuels. If you add up all the pensions and public investments managed by cities, states and communities it’s hundreds of billions of …