New research from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) published this week has revealed that global spending on nuclear weapons increased by as much as $1.4 billion in 2020 from the previous year, despite a global public health emergency. The research shows that the nine nuclear armed countries spent $72.6 billion on nuclearContinue reading “Nuclear weapons spending skyrocketed during pandemic”
In the first three months of 2021, Barclays made pre-tax profits of 2.4 billion, a level of profit not seen in 13 years. Particularly strong was the growth in its corporate and investment banking division that includes loans made to 11 companies producing nuclear weapons. The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)Continue reading “Why #ChangeBarclays?”
On the morning of 30 March, the UKNWFRG invited people to join us for a coffee and a discussion with panellists about ethical financing and engaging with your bank about their investment policies. Our guests were Farah Morley, Muslim writer and speaker; Justin Thacker, director of Church Action of Tax Justice; Kate Hudson, General SecretaryContinue reading “UKNWFRG webinar catch-up: Making your Money Work for Good”
The UK Nuclear Weapons Finance Research Group, along with more than 40 other organisations, has signed a letter calling on NatWest Group to stop financing the nuclear weapons industry. Natwest Group, formerly known as the Royal Bank of Scotland, is one of the largest banks in the UK. Natwest Group had $1,861.4 million in outstanding investmentsContinue reading “UKNWFRG signs letter to NatWest on nuclear weapons financing”
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