Friends of the Earth Scotland has been a long term advocate of banking for the common good, and we welcomed the Scottish Government’s proposals for the Scottish National Investment Bank.

In response to hundreds of emails from activists, MSPs have given a stronger commitment to invest in a just transition to a low carbon economy. At its final stage of the Parliamentary process, the Bill must be strengthened to create an ethical framework that ensures the Bank’s ethical commitment is applied across all its work.

This briefing sets out the key issues and amendments that MSPs should support at the stage 3 debate of the Scottish National Investment Bank Bill to create a transparent, ethical, investment bank.