Urgent: Tell HSBC to withdraw from Payra coal port

31 Jan 2020 Use the form on the right to email HSBC telling the bank to withdraw from Payra Port. UK-headquartered HSBC is arranging finance for the dredging of Payra coal port in Bangladesh. Among other commodities, this port would import 20 million metric tons of coal for eight proposed … Read More

HSBC: don’t fund coal in Bangladesh

12 November 2019 Our new report, co-published last week with civil society organisations in Bangladesh, shows that if all the coal power projects proposed for Bangladesh were built, these plants would increase the country’s coal capacity 63-fold, from 525 MW today to 33,200 MW by 2031. HSBC is considering funding … Read More

Choked by Coal: the Carbon Catastrophe in Bangladesh

New analysis shows China, UK and Japan driving 63-fold coal power expansion in Bangladesh Media Release: 6 November 2019 Massive coal-based power expansion in Bangladesh is set to propel it into the ranks of the world’s worst polluters, says a major new report out today. The expansion not only threatens … Read More