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Category Archives: Press Release

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 […]

Chaos at Citibank, as Global Headquarters Shut Down for Over an Hour, 24 Arrested

Chaos at Citibank, as Global Headquarters Shut Down for Over an Hour, 24 Arrested  30 arrested in 2 days of protests against CitiBank and BlackRock, top financiers of oil and gas, in the lead up to Climate Week  [Click here for photos & video] NEW YORK — On Thursday, September 14th, protesters shut down Citibank’s […]

New Treasury Climate Counselor Must Act Immediately to Address Climate Financial Risk and Climate Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2023 Contact: Jackie Fielder, jackie@stopthemoneypipeline.com New Treasury Climate Counselor Must Act Immediately to Address Climate Financial Risk and Climate Finance WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, members of the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition reacted to the news of Ethan Zindler’s appointment to serve as Climate Counselor to Secretary Janet Yellen and to lead the Treasury […]

Press Release: Citibank Wins Prestigious Award for Greenwashing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 18, 2023 Media contact: Austin Miller, austin@stopthemoneypipeline.com CITI WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR GREENWASHING Citi has been named the number 1 bank for greenwashing based on its outstanding record for failing to address climate change. Citi’s chief sustainability officer Val Smith was awarded the accolade during a Politico forum on energy […]

Climate groups urge Treasury to hold Wall Street accountable for transition plans in light of investor pressure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Contact: Jackie Fielder, jackie@stopthemoneypipeline.com   Climate groups urge Treasury to hold Wall Street accountable for transition plans in light of investor pressure WASHINGTON D.C. – In light of the results at the 2023 shareholder season of major US Banks, environmental and consumer advocacy groups in the Stop the […]

Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition Members Respond to Climate Votes at Bank of America, Citi, Wells Fargo Shareholder Meetings

Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition Members Respond to Climate Votes at Bank of America, Citi, Wells Fargo Shareholder Meetings   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Contact: Arielle Swernoff, arielle@stopthemoneypipline.com New York, New York – Shareholder meetings at Citi, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo this morning demonstrated that Wall Street is simply incapable […]

More than 1,300 Scientists Call on JPMorgan Chase Shareholders to Vote in Favor of Fossil Fuel Phase Out

For Immediate Release: Monday April 10, 2023 Contact: Sanjali De Silva, +1 303-396-7325, SDeSilva@ucsusa.org.  More than 1,300 Scientists Call on JPMorgan Chase Shareholders to Vote in Favor of Fossil Fuel Phase Out WASHINGTON—More than 1,300 scientists have signed a letter calling on shareholders of JPMorgan Chase to vote “yes” on Proposal 6, a resolution asking […]

36,000+ people and 118 organizations urge State Treasurers and public pensions to support climate and Indigenous rights shareholder resolutions at bank and insurance companies’ Annual General Meetings

For Immediate Release: Wednesday April 5, 2023 Contact: Alec Connon, alec@stopthemoneypipeline.com, 206-258-9176  36,000+ people and 118 organizations urge State Treasurers and public pensions to support climate and Indigenous rights shareholder resolutions at bank and insurance companies’ Annual General Meetings Today, 118 climate, environmental, and human rights organizations, representing millions of members and including the groups […]

Mets Fans and PA Jumaane Williams Demand Mets Strike Out Citi for its Role in Climate Crisis

For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Renata Pumarol renata@climateorganizinghub.org 646.462.9281   Mets Fans and PA Jumaane Williams Demand Mets Strike Out Citi for its Role in Climate Crisis Citi, which has stadium-naming rights until 2028, is the second-largest financier of fossil fuels;  Activists slammed Citi claiming the bank is “ torching our planet every day and giving […]

Gulf South leaders ask Treasury: “Where’s our bailout?”

March 27, 2023 Press contact: Jackie Fielder, jackie@stopthemoneypipeline.com Gulf South leaders ask Treasury: “Where’s our bailout?” Washington, D.C. — This afternoon, Black, Indigenous, and environmental justice leaders from the Gulf South who are fighting in the courts and at FERC against Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and petrochemical projects in their backyards, sent a letter to […]