[Joint Press Statement] NGOs call on President Biden and Prime Minister Suga to take strong leadership on ending public support for coal, oil and gas at the U.S.-Japan Summit
Ahead of the US-Japan Summit on April 16, NGOs from the US and Japan released a joint press statement calling on President Biden and Prime Minister Suga to end public support for fossil fuel projects, including coal projects in Bangladesh and Indonesia which the Japanese government is considering supporting.
Actions Around the World Put Tokio Marine on Notice
Over the past week, climate justice and community rights advocates kick-started the launch of a global campaign demanding Tokio Marine stop insuring coal, oil and gas projects with energized actions outside company offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Jakarta, Delhi, Melbourne, Sydney and New York.
Sumitomo Corporation to face shareholder resolution at its AGM over climate inaction
A representative of environmental finance group Market Forces has today filed a shareholder resolution with Sumitomo Corporation, calling on it to adopt and disclose a plan outlining its business strategy to align its business with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
[PRESS RELEASE] Japan’s Largest Bank Targeted by Climate Resolution
Environmental NGOs filed climate resolution on Japanese megabank Mitsubishi UFG Financial group, calling on the company to adopt and disclose a plan to align its financing and investments with the Paris Climate Agreement.
Over 30 Groups Call on Olympics Gold Sponsor Tokio Marine to Drop Fossil Fuels
On March 25, actions around the world marked the global launch of a campaign calling on insurance giant Tokio Marine to stop underwriting and investing in fossil fuel projects driving catastrophic climate change. The campaign launch coincides with the start of the Olympics Torch Relay and highlights Tokio Marine’s role as an Olympics Gold sponsor.