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College will look into contracting with more sustainable bank for P-cards

College will look into contracting with more sustainable bank for P-cards

By NICOLE POLLACK

March 12, 2020

Scholar-in-Residence Bill McKibben was arrested in a Chase Bank branch in Washington D.C. earlier this year as part of an effort to stop big banks from funding fossil fuels. The issue is closer to Middlebury than it might seem — the college currently contracts with Chase Bank, the world’s largest lender to the fossil fuel industry, for its purchasing cards.

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