Blackrock’s next big climate call: Mizuho
After its broadly welcomed public statement warning Korean utility KEPCO over the continued funding of controversial overseas coal-fired power stations, the world’s largest asset manager faces another test of its climate credentials later this month.
“Negative profitability” found for planned Vung Ang 2 coal-fired power plant in Vietnam by Korean government think tank: Japanese corporations and banks may risk lawsuits if they move ahead with project despite projected losses
A pre-feasibility study for the Vung Ang 2 coal-fired power plant project in Vietnam, which Japanese governmental agencies and private companies have been working jointly to promote, found that the project would lose 158 million dollars.
Major shareholder to support first ever climate resolution in Japan
Shareholders with hundreds of billions of assets under management will support a climate resolution at Mizuho Financial Group’s (Mizuho) AGM on 25 June.
Demand letter to the PM Abe: Do not support and finance the Matarbari coal-fired power plant phase 2 project in Bangladesh
44 organizations from 18 countries have sent a letter to Japan's Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and President JICA. In this letter they demand Japan not to support and finance the Matarbari coal-fired power plant phase 2 project in Bangladesh.
Ten Reasons Why Sumitomo’s Matarbari Coal Plant is a Terrible Idea－A climate disaster in the form of an over-budget, behind-schedule boondoggle
Ten Reasons Why Sumitomo’s Matarbari Coal Plant is a Terrible Idea－A climate disaster in the form of an over-budget, behind-schedule boondoggle.