Posts Tagged with "Platform"

Greenwash Alert: Royal Bank of Scotland’s Coal Financing and Climate Week

Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Greenwash Alert: Royal Bank of Scotland’s Coal Financing and Climate Week

Our good friends and allies at Platform, a London-based research group, released a new report earlier this week outlining the Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) extensive investments in the coal industry. Ironically, the day of release also marked the first day of the RBS-sponsored Climate Week in the UK. Platform is using RBS’s involvement in [...]

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BP still finds time to party

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Here’s an update from our friends at Platform in London, England. Platform is shining a spotlight on BP’s corporate sponsorship of the Arts. For the past 20 years, Tate Britain – arguably Britain’s leading art gallery – has been taking money from BP, in exchange for promoting the BP brand at the Tate gallery’s cultural [...]

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Royal Bank of Scotland Dodges Questions on Indigenous Rights

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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On April 28th in Edinburgh, Scotland the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) held their Annual General Meeting where shareholders met to discuss the future of RBS.  RBS was one of the UK banks bailed-out by the UK government in 2008, and now RBS is 83% owned by the UK public. Between 2007 and 2009, RBS [...]

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