ROYAL Bank of Scotland’s newly-appointed CEO, Alison Rose, is being urged to turn the lender into a climate change leader by formally ending its financial support for the coal, oil and gas sectors. More than 30 civil society groups from around the world have written an open letter to Rose, laying out the new challenge for her after she takes over from Ross McEwan in November as the first woman to head one of the UK’s big four banks. The 31 groups, including Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES) and BankTrack, want her to make RBS the “first major bank to formally end its financing for fossil fuels”.
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Companies offer alternative to fossil fuel investment. Shares in Simec have lost 54 per cent in the past 12 months and are now trading at about 9.5p. Founded in 1999, Good Energy was one of the original “green” electricity supply companies, offering customers 100 per cent renewable electricity.
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