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One Planet Summit – Banks Pull Funding for Fossil Fuels

Positive Future #24 (Feature photos – CCA SA 2.0 Generic) Certainly, the politics of our own nation dominates our daily news intakes. However, on December 12, 2017 in Paris, France another form of financial politics was unfolding. Called the One Planet Summit, the President of France, the President of the World Bank and the Secretary General of the United Nations all rallied to address the ecological emergency facing the Earth and its peoples. Three (3) prominent world banking institutions were represented at the One Planet Summit: ING, a global Dutch bank with $845 billion in assets and 52,000 employees. AXA, a global French bank with $900 billion in assets and…

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