Standard Life Aberdeen
Abrdn’s investments in 20 firms indirectly caused nearly five million tonnes of climate pollution in 2022, surpassing Grangemouth's annual emissions.
The Edinburgh investment firm, Abrdn, has faced protests about its fossil fuel investments at its annual AGM in the capital.
Edinburgh-based bank NatWest lent £3 billion to North Sea oil and gas firms between 2016 and 2021 prompting criticism from environmentalists.
Three major Scottish financial institutions — NatWest Group, Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Life Aberdeen — invested a total of £7bn in nuclear weapons over a two year period.
An analysis by The Ferret revealed the lack of ethnic minority representation across Scotland's listed companies.
Standard Life Aberdeen, based in Edinburgh, invests in Chilean company Geopark, which had been planning to extract oil in the Loreto region of Peru.
A global finance company in Edinburgh has £12m invested in an oil firm accused of endangering Indigenous groups in the Peruvian Amazon who are in lockdown due to Covid-19.