London, Brussels, March 1 - A new report launched today reveals that UK bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, has been involved in providing loans worth $7.5 billion in the last three years to companies carrying out highly controversial 'tar sands' mining  in Canada.
Brussels, June 4 - More than 350 candidates standing in this week's European Parliament elections have pledged that if elected, they will work for a European Union that puts public interests before private profits.
As part of the 'Pin down you candidate' initiative organised by campaign groups around Europe (www.electioncampaign.eu), citizens from all 27 EU member states have been asking candidates to commit to work for lobbying transparency, big business accountability, a just EU trade policy, and financial market regulation.
Brussels, April 29 - A Europe-wide campaign launched in Brussels today is challenging candidates in June's European Parliament elections to show their support for a European Union that puts public interests before private profits.
At www.electioncampaign.eu voters from all 27 EU member states can 'pin down' MEP candidates by asking them where they stand on issues including lobbying transparency, big business accountability, trade, and financial market regulation.
Brussels, 1 April – Brussels-based environment, development, farming and transparency campaign organisations today denounce the EU's continuing contribution to the financial crises and the limited solutions it is advocating at the G20 with a theatre spectacle in front of the European Council from 12.30-13.15.
Politicians and citizens will battle their way out of the financial crisis, to the backdrop of a stock-exchange on stilts – all part of "Financial Fools Day", a global day of action on the eve of tomorrow's G20 meeting in London.
Brussels, 25 February – European leaders handling the economic downturn are relying on the advice of a committee dominated by financial industry insiders implicated in the current crisis, says a new report.
'Would You Bank on Them?' examines the track records of members of the EU's High Level Group of financial "wise men", who are charged with helping to frame Europe's response to the meltdown in the financial sector. The group, named after its chairman Jacques de Larosière, is expected to deliver its proposals for reform of the financial system to the Commission today.
Brussels, 8 October 2008 - Financial backers behind the Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan have been called upon today to take action to resolve the environmental and health problems caused by offshore exploration at the 13 billion barrel project, located 20km off the northern Caspian Sea coast.
BRUSSELS, 21 June 2007 (EMBARGOED) - Today, Fortis Bank responded to Friends of the Earth International regarding the bank's financing of the companies which caused a catastrophic mud volcano in Indonesia through gas exploration. 
BRUSSELS (BELGIUM), JAKARTA (INDONESIA), 21 June 2007 - Major international banks such as Credit Suisse, Barclays, Fortis Group, Merrill Lynch & Co. and Natixis are injecting hundreds of millions of Euros into a set of companies responsible for a catastrophic mud volcano in Indonesia, Friends of the Earth International has revealed in two new reports launched today.
Toxic mud has been gushing from the ground in Sidoarjo, Indonesia since May 2006, following drilling operations by the company Lapindo Brantas Inc.