You’ve emailed your health insurer asking them to divest from dirty fossil fuels and now it’s time to pay them a visit!
It has been clear for many years that fossil fuel use and good health are incompatible. Whether we’re talking about toxic waste ending up in waterways, particulate matter in the air or the health impacts of climate change, it’s easy to see why 2003 Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Stanley says: “Human health and financing fossil fuels are fundamentally incompatible.”
But despite this, many funds continue to hold shares in fossil fuel companies and are not even considering future divestment.
We’ve raised our voices through the emails you’ve sent to your insurer. Now we need to be seen. Most health insurers have shop fronts and offices that their customers can visit. Showing up in person is a great way to use your power as a customer.
Register using the form on the right and we’ll be in touch with all the materials, information and support you’ll need.