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Unravelling the Carbon Web is a project by PLATFORM. We work to reduce the environmental and social impacts of oil corporations, to help citizens gain a say in decisions that affect them, and to support the transition to a more sustainable energy economy.

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Publications on Private Finance & Oil

Publications on Private Finance & Oil

report, March 2007: The Oil & Gas Bank - RBS & the financing of climate changes
Published by PLATFORM, BankTrack, Friends of the Earth Scotland, new economics foundation and People & Planet.

newspaper, June 2006: The Reckless Times
Parody newspaper published by Banktrack in London to coincide with the FT Sustainable Banking Awards.

position paper, April 2006: Join NGO position on Equator Principles revision

press release, Feb 2006: Banks warned of liability if BTC pipeline leaks
Published by PLATFORM, The Corner House, Center for Civic Initiatives, Green Alternative and CEE Bankwatch

briefing paper, Apr 2005: Sakhalin II gas and oil project: further breaches of Equator Principles, May 2004-March 2005
Published by PLATFORM and BankTrack

briefing paper, Apr 2005: Sakhalin II gas and oil project: further environmental and social risks
Published by PLATFORM and BankTrack

article, Jun 2004: Disaster in the pipeline
The failure of the Equator Principles banks on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline
Chapter of the BankTrack report 'Principles, Profits or just PR?'

report, Jun 2004: Shell in Nigeria
Oil and gas reserves crisis and political risks: shared concerns for investors and producer-communities
Jointly published by Christian Aid, Friends of the Earth, PLATFORM and Stakeholder Democracy Network

report, May 2004: Principal Objections
Analysis of Shell's Sakhalin II oil and gas project's compliance with the Equator Principles on responsible bank lending. Written by PLATFORM; published by 39 groups in 15 countries

report, Oct 2003: Evaluation of compliance of the BTC pipeline with the Equator Principles

declaration, Apr 2003: Collevecchio Declaration on Financial Institutions and Sustainability

report, May 2003: Building Tomorrow's Crisis
The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline and BP: a financial analysis
By Mark Mansley of Claros Consulting, commissioned and published by PLATFORM

consultation response, Aug 2001: Climate change - a risk investors are avoiding?
Response to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) paper, "Climate Change - a risk management challenge for investors". Written by PLATFORM, commissioned by Ethics for USS