Right, Wrong or So Very Wrong?

 HSBC Global Witness

Source: Global Witness (via Patrick)

HSBC: world’s local bank raises money for global forest destruction

HSBC appears to be violating its own forest sector guidelines by arranging the stock exchange listing for Malaysian timber giant Samling, a company notorious for destroying tropical forests and the abuse of local communities. For more, click here.


One response to “Right, Wrong or So Very Wrong?

  1. A testament to the genius of that HSBC advertising campaign…

    …but the real issue is compliance. Credit to Global Witness for a very well presented argument. Sadly, is seems that there is rarely an actual exchange between an NGO like GW and the Bank. For me, that is where the interesting elements are in this debate. Tell me if you hear anything new on this…

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