In October 2008, the UK government purchased shares in a number of troubled banks. It manages these shareholdings at arms-length, through UK Financial Investments (UKFI), a government owned company specially set up for the purpose. This report argues that the government – now the principal shareholder in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) – should behave as an active owner to initiate a transformation of RBS into a sustainable bank. 

This report has been produced by:

 

Friends of the Earth ScotlandPLATFORMWorld Development MovemberPeople & Planet.Download a copy of the report.