Your Money

In the years since the 2015 Paris Climate Treaty Canadian Banks have provided almost $700 billion to companies that are active in fossil fuels.

If you bank with RBC, Scotiabank, TD Canada Trust, BMO, or CIBC, your money is contributing to the climate crisis by helping coal, oil and gas companies. For the data, see this report: www.tinyurl.com/banks-fossilfuels


Can you switch to a credit union? Send a letter to your bank manager, telling her or him why you are moving. There’s a template for a letter here: https://tinyurl.com/letter-to-bank

Can you switch your investments, using a socially responsible investment advisor? You can find one here: www.riacanada.ca

Published by Guy Dauncey

I am a speaker, author, activist and futurist who works to develop a positive vision of a sustainable future and to translate that vision into action. I am founder of the BC Sustainable Energy Association, co-founder of the Victoria Car Share Cooperative, and the author or co-author of nine books, including the award-winning books Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic and The Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming. My latest book is 'Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible' (December 2015). www.journeytothefuture.ca For my sins, I am also an Honorary Member of the Planning Institute of BC, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, and a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation in Scotland. My main website is www.thepracticalutopian.ca.com. I live at Yellow Point, near Ladysmith, on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

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