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Bath and North East Somerset Council - Move Your Money campaign
bath | local government | press release Wednesday February 15, 2012 20:23 by Bath People's Assembly info at bathpeoplesassembly dot co dot uk
B&NES Council currently bank with NatWest, part of the RBS group who have a history being involved with funding corporations involved in the arms trade (including the manufacture of cluster bombs) and fossil fuels, including tar sands projects in Canada and Madagascar, which has damaged wildlife and poisoned the water supplies of over 120,000 people in Madagascar. RBS were also a key player in the recent financial crisis. The national Move Your Money campaign is calling on people, businesses and local authorities to Move their Money from high street banks into ethical banks (such as The Co-operative and Triodos) and credit unions (such as Bristol Credit Union), to ensure that a greater proportion of money is used to fund environmental initiatives, community projects and small and/or ethical businesses, and less money is used to fund things like wars and environmental devastation. Ethical Consumer rate NatWest/RBS at 1.5 out of 20.
The petition can be found at the link below.
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