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”
As long-standing supporters of nuclear disarmament, we recognise the catastrophic dangers that nuclear weapons pose to people and planet. We welcomed entry into force of the UN Treaty on The Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on 22 January. A comprehensive ban on nuclear weapons is now part of international law. NatWest Group describes itself as aContinue reading “UKNWFRG signs letter to NatWest on nuclear weapons financing”
Tomorrow, the long-awaited report from the Integrated Review of security, defence, development and foreign policy will be published. The Review was announced more than a year ago. Several partners of the Investing in Change steering group submitted responses to the call for evidence which was open in August and September. It is profoundly disappointing, then,Continue reading “Number of Trident warheads set to expand for the first time since the Cold War”
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