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Press Release

Airbus: Human Rights under Attack

Amsterdam, Berlin, Basel | April 13th, 2021
  • Dossier: Airbus profits from wars, human rights violations and militarized borders
  • Turkey flies Airbus A400Ms to Libya and Azerbaijan despite embargoes
  • Brazil's police shoots at residential areas from Airbus helicopters


Press Release

Fortum/Uniper’s partner Pieridae attempts to silence activists

Ottawa, Berlin, Helsinki | March 30th, 2021
  • Canadian company threatens to take legal action against Campaigners
  • Reaction on letter to Trudeau and other Canadian politicians on LNG subsidies
  • Energy utilities Fortum and Uniper involved in Pieridae‘s LNG business
Press Release

Today, more than 140 civil society organizations, among them Urgewald, have published an open letter to the World Bank Group. [1] In the letter, which is addressed to the World Bank’s President, David Malpass, the undersigned NGOs and individuals call on the World Bank Group to immediately adopt a commitment to end all types of support for all fossil fuels.


The French insurance company AXA has denied a bid by the German energy utility RWE to remain its customer.[1] AXA announced the full exclusion of services for the German energy utility RWE by the end of next year.

Sebastian Roetters, Energy Campaigner at the Environmental Nonprofit Group Urgewald, said: "AXA has taken a consistent stance on RWE’s climate-wrecking activities that other financial institutions should follow.


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    Jacey Bingler
    Medienreferentin & Netzwerk-Koordinatorin der Fossil Free Finance Campaign
    jacey [at]
    030/28 48 22-71

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