April 22, 2022

Misleading bank ads under fire for greenwashing

Earth Day can feel pretty frustrating when we see fossil fuel companies and the financial institutions that back them continue their multi-billion ad push to mislead the public into thinking that they are taking the kind of climate action we know is needed.

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April 8, 2022

RBC’s climate problems go viral on their shareholder day

RBC’s annual shareholder did not go as the giant company had planned. Despite attempting to shut naysayers out by cancelling the in-person meeting down – after 5 PM the night before the meeting – Indigenous leaders and other climate oriented activists and shareholders were still heard.

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April 7, 2022

RBC abruptly cancels in-person AGM as Wet’suwet’en Chiefs travel to confront bank

Traditional territories of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga (Haudenosaunee), Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Mississauga, and Wendake-Nionwentsïo First Nations (so-called Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

In the face of growing opposition to the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)’s financing of fossil fuel projects including the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline, Canada’s largest bank canceled the in-person portion of their annual shareholder meeting less than 24 hrs before it was scheduled.

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