Author Archives: Jackie Fielder

MEMO: One year since President Biden’s Executive Order on Climate Finance, progress is minimal 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 23, 2022 Contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]   MEMO: One year since President Biden’s Executive Order on Climate Finance, progress is minimal    One year ago, President Biden issued an executive order that solidified the administration’s commitment to using all of the federal government’s resources and authority to combat the threat […]

Response to Bank of America’s new 2030 climate targets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2022 Press contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]   Stop the Money Pipeline coalition responds to Bank of America’s new 2030 climate targets NEW YORK — Today Bank of America announced its 2030 climate targets that sidestep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and opt for reductions in carbon intensity. Despite today’s commitment […]

STMP Response to IPCC Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2022 Contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]   Climate finance groups call on financial institutions to heed IPCC report urging world to stop using fossil fuels Report comes ahead of shareholder votes on fossil fuel expansion at six largest U.S. banks and major insurance companies   Today the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

Climate groups react to SEC Climate Disclosure Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2022 Contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]   Climate groups react to SEC Climate Disclosure Rule WASHINGTON D.C. —  Today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to its climate disclosure rule that would enhance and standardize businesses’ climate-related disclosures for investors. Member organizations of the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition […]

Stop the Money Pipeline coalition members respond to Citigroup’s new climate targets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  *Interviews available  January 19, 2022  Contact: Jackie,  [email protected]   Stop the Money Pipeline coalition members respond to Citigroup’s new climate targets   NEW YORK — Today Citigroup launched its initial roadmap to achieve net-zero in its energy and power portfolios. With these targets, Citigroup becomes the first major US bank to set […]

Stop the Money Pipeline coalition members respond to Goldman’s new climate targets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  *Interviews available  December 16, 2021  Contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]   Stop the Money Pipeline coalition members respond to Goldman’s new climate targets NEW YORK — Today Goldman Sachs launched an updated climate report with targets that sidestep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and opt for reductions in carbon intensity. Despite today’s commitment […]

Climate groups blast ALEC for legislation against fossil fuel divestment and regulation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2021 Contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]   Climate groups blast ALEC for legislation against fossil fuel divestment and regulation SAN FRANCISCO — On December 3rd, the Center for Media and Democracy reported that the American Legislative Exchange Council voted to support two pieces of model legislation attacking fossil fuel divestment titled […]

Stop the Money Pipeline Groups React to Biden’s Federal Reserve Chair Nominations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2021 Contacts: Jackie Fielder, [email protected] Climate and finance groups react to Biden’s Federal Reserve Chair Nominations WASHINGTON DC — Today, President Joe Biden announced the re-nomination of Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chair, and Lael Branaird as Vice Chair. The White House also said today it plans to fill three […]

Climate groups call out banks lobbying for watered down Net Zero Commitments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2021 Contact: Jackie Fielder, [email protected]      Climate groups call out banks lobbying for watered down Net Zero Commitments Stop the Money Pipeline organizations respond to news that on behalf of a group of 12 banks, HSBC lobbied Mark Carney’s GFANZ to scrap mandatory science-based targets and delay a deadline NEW […]