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Barclays’ New Net-Zero Policies Highlight Growing Climate Ambition Gap by Banks Across the Atlantic

LONDON — Today, Barclays, the largest bank in Europe, published an updated energy policy, which includes a commitment to stop financing new oil and gas expansion projects, exclude financing of…

Sierra Club Joins 100+ Advocacy Groups in Demanding Banks, Insurance Companies & Private Equity Firms End Backing of LNG

More than 100 frontline and climate groups have written to the biggest banks, insurance and private equity firms backing liquefied methane gas (LNG), demanding they follow the dramatic change in U.S…

Bank of America Rolls Back Restrictions on Financing for Coal, Arctic Oil and Gas

NEW YORK — In its most recently updated Environmental and Social Risk Policy Framework, Bank of America has weakened its policy restrictions from over two years ago, which stated that it would not…

Sierra Club Applauds NYC Comptroller for Shareholder Resolutions Calling on Banks to Report Their Energy-Supply Financing Ratios

NEW YORK — Today, New York City Comptroller Brad Lander and three New York City pension systems announced the filing of shareholder proposals at several big US and Canadian banks requiring the banks…

New Report: The Hidden Risk in State Pensions: Analyzing State Pensions’ Responses to the Climate Crisis in Proxy Voting

Ahead of the 2024 shareholder season, a first-of-its-kind report “The Hidden Risk in State Pensions: Analyzing State Pensions’ Responses to the Climate Crisis in Proxy Voting,” from Sierra Club,…

Advisory: Sierra Club to host luncheon on clean, competitive U.S. manufacturing with Reps. Castor, DelBene, Doggett, and Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC — Journalists are invited to attend a policy luncheon on industrial sector transformation hosted by the Sierra Club in partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center, BlueGreen Alliance…

Financial Stability Oversight Council Annual Report Addresses Climate-Related Financial Risk

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) issued its 2023 annual report, noting that escalating climate change-driven disasters are “imposing significant costs on…

Biden Administration Issues Guidance on How IRA Clean Energy Tax Credits Can Be Used

WASHINGTON, DC — Today the Biden Administration filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with proposed guidance on how companies can utilize the clean energy tax credits available through the Inflation…

Federal Government Concludes Pilot Project Spurring Demand for Low-Carbon Building Materials

WASHINGTON, DC — The General Services Administration (GSA) today announced it has concluded its six-month pilot project focused on increasing the demand for low-emissions construction materials made…

Sierra Club Endorses Bill Accelerating Development of Clean Concrete and Asphalt

WASHINGTON, DC — The Sierra Club has endorsed a bill introduced today by U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) called the Concrete and Asphalt Innovation Act of 2023. The bill would…