Don’t Bank on the Bomb is a project by Dutch peace organisation PAX in support of ICAN efforts to stigmatize, outlaw and eliminate nuclear weapons. Don’t Bank on the Bomb identifies the companies that produce (key components of) nuclear weapons and the financial institutions that invest significantly in these companies. One of the unique features of Don’t Bank on the Bomb are the positive examples of financial institution polices that limit or prohibit financing of companies associated with the production of nuclear weapons. Don’t Bank on the Bomb both illuminates how profitable it can be for multinational corporations to manufacture nuclear nightmares and provides a roadmap for taking the money out of mass death.
Don’t Bank on the Bomb conducts regular research on the companies involved in the production of nuclear weapons and their investors and publishes this information. It is the only project to do this research and make it freely available. This project provides the research and information necessary to effectively expose and challenge the private sector attempts to profit from the production of nuclear weapons. The Don’t Bank on the Bomb reports are unique in the way they engages new audiences in the efforts to stigmatize nuclear weapons setting the stage for their total elimination.
Jon Schwarz of the Intercept_ said Don’t Bank on the Bomb “wasn’t created for passive consumption, but to put basic information in the hands of activists, so that they can exert the power of basic sanity.”
More information: www.dontbankonthebomb.com
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