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Category Archives: In The News

Inside Climate News: Costco Members Welcome New CEO With a Party

Costco Members Welcome New CEO With a Party—and a Demand to Drop Citibank Activists pressing the retailer to stop partnering its credit card with the world’s second-biggest fossil fuel financier test whether big companies can push banks to divest from oil, gas and coal. By Keerti Gopal for Inside Climate News January 18, 2024

Costco receives climate petition over links to Citi

Media contacts:  Judith Crosbie judith.crosbie@sunriseproject.org  9295843344 In Issaquah: Caroline Henderson 6033557039 Climate action at Costco HQ to take place at: 8.45am (Pacific Time) 730 lake drive, Issaquah   MEDIA STATEMENT Costco to receive climate petition over links to Citi as new data shows spike in Costco’s carbon cash footprint Costco shoppers, shareholders and climate activists […]

Blog: Why Costco Should Clean Up Its Citi Credit Card

BLOG: Why Costco Should Clean Up Its Citi Credit Card Costco is in a pickle (and we’re not talking about free samples): they’re partnered with Citibank, one of the world’s dirtiest banks. Since 2016, Citi has funneled a staggering $332 billion into new fossil fuel investments. As the third largest retailer in the US, Costco, […]