Commonwealth Bank sued by shareholders over climate change risks

Two shareholders have launched legal action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for allegedly failing to “adequately disclose” climate change risks. The claim has been filed today in the Federal Court by Environmental Justice Australia on behalf of Guy and Kim Abrahams. The case is said to be the world’s first launched by shareholders to […]

Anti-coal protesters target Commonwealth Bank

A group of environmental campaigners protested outside the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in London against the bank’s investment in fossil fuels. More than 100 protests are taking place at Commonwealth offices across Australia and around the world, including New York, Edinburgh, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh and Auckland this week. The bank is said to be in talks with mining […]