Major blow for Croatian coal plant as Crédit Agricole announces new coal power policy
By Les Amis de la Terre, BankTrack, CEE Bankwatch Network, Zelena akcija | Sep 30, 2015 | Paris, France

Today's publication of new criteria for coal-fired power plant financing by French bank Crédit Agricole suggests that the bank will not be able to finance the controversial €800 million Plomin C coal power plant in Croatia, believe campaign groups. [1] The policy now rules out finance for coal power plants in high-income countries, which includes Croatia.

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Morgan Stanley pressured to drop coal financing
Rainforest Action Network announces campaign as next major bank targeted since Bank of America coal milestone
By Rainforest Action Network | Sep 22, 2015 |

 Today, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) announced that Morgan Stanley is the next major investment bank being targeted with a public campaign to demand that the bank commit to stop financing coal mining and coal-fired power.

"Morgan Stanley has longstanding financing relationships with some of the worst offenders from the global coal mining industry, including… read more >> | share >>

Investment Alert on Coal India share offer
Forthcoming share sale follows years of environmental and human rights controversy
By BankTrack | Sep 22, 2015 |

The following is an investor alert sent by BankTrack to financial institutions on September 21. 

Dear Sir/Madam,

We are writing to bring to your attention matters that have a direct bearing on your bank's commitment to a more sustainable low carbon economy. The Government of India recently invited bids from banks to arrange another share… read more >> | share >>

Crédit Agricole violating own coal policies with new Croatian power plant support – new report
By Les Amis de la Terre, BankTrack, CEE Bankwatch, Zelena-akcija | Sep 10, 2015 |

French bank Crédit Agricole's support for a proposed major new coal plant project in Croatia is inconsistent with the bank's climate ambitions and its own sector policy on coal-fired power plants, according to a new study released today. The analysis, by Friends of the Earth France and Croatia, Zelena Istra, CEE Bankwatch Network and BankTrack, screens the risks… read more >> | share >>

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