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Have you met Eugreen?

Like many South Africans, Eugreen thought that by banking with Nedbank, he’d be going with the green bank. But what many of us are now finding out is that South Africa’s banks are funding Africa’s growing addiction to fossil fuels at a time when the planet needs the exact opposite — real action to stop (More...)

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On the eve of Global Divestment Day, President Zuma confirms South Africa to stumble deeper into addiction to fossil fuels

[Media Statement]SONA 2015: on the eve of Global Divestment Day, President Zuma confirms South Africa to stumble deeper into addiction to fossil fuels  350Afrca.org statement in response to the State Of the Nation Address 2015  On the eve of a Global Divestment Day of action against coal and oil, President Zuma’s SONA 2015 confirmed that South (More...)

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Global Divestment Day steps up fight against climate change across hard hit Africa and Arab world as 2014 confirmed as the hottest year on record

[Press Release] 13th and 14th February to see global call for banks, universities, faith-based organisations and institutions to divest from the fossil fuel industry Fossil Free Africa campaign to intensify against Nedbank and other South African banks... (More...)

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Call Nedbank now!

Today’s the day! We need your help to let Nedbank know that South Africa will not stand to let them call themselves a green bank while they finance fossil fuels. Wherever you are, please pick up a phone and call one (or all) of these people at Nedbank: Mike Peo, Head of Infrastructure, Energy and (More...)

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6 ways to get Nedbank to commit to a Fossil-Free Africa

The Fossil Free Africa campaign began in November last year asking banks (in particular Nedbank) to disclose their fossil fuel investments and to stop further financing non-renewable energy projects. As concerned citizens and the general public – we should be directing our efforts to asking Nedbank to commit to a Fossil Free Africa. Here’s how (More...)

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Why Iā€™m part of the African Climate Movement

I am a South African citizen – a very proud South African citizen. My existence through my childhood, teenage and adult years shaped the kind of person I am today. I may not be physically the strongest but I think my ideals and values are pretty razor-sharp. A few years ago back in Durban, my (More...)

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