13 Feb '17, 2pm

30,000 HSBC customers urge bank to stop financing deforestation

30,000 HSBC customers urge bank to stop financing deforestation

Greenpeace also commissioned YouGov to conduct a poll of more than 2,000 UK adults to discover their feelings about the lending practices of banks. It found that three-quarters of those who bank with HSBC said they would be concerned if their bank was ‘financially supporting companies who cut down trees in rainforest to assist palm oil production', while half said they would consider moving their account.

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3004510/30-000-hsbc-...

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