Has Lockton put ethics aside to back Adani’s disastrous coal mine?

Adani Carmichael November 2021

23 June 2022 Two weeks ago, the #StopAdani campaign received a tip-off that on 29 May 2022, Lockton, a US-based insurance broker, was appointed to arrange insurance coverage for Adani’s climate-wrecking Carmichael coal mine and rail line. Market Forces followed up with a letter to Lockton putting this information to … Read More

Revealed: QBE insuring new coal plant construction in Vietnam

Market Forces QBE Action Sydney 2018

9 June 2022 A briefing released today by the international Insure Our Future campaign and Korea-based Solutions For Our Climate reveals that Australian insurer QBE is providing insurance for the construction of the Nghi Son 2 coal-burning power station in Vietnam, and the Cebu coal-burning power station in The Philippines. … Read More

Wangan and Jagalingou people call on GLAS to cut Adani coal ties

31 May 2022 Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners have released a video calling on UK-based debt administration services company GLAS Agency to do no further work for Adani in Australia. In the video, W&J Cultural Custodian Coedie McAvoy, who has been continuously occupying the Adani Carmichael coal mine site … Read More

Win! Deutsche Bank abandons Whitehaven Coal’s bond issue

Win! Deutsche Bank abandons Whitehaven Coal's toxic bond issue

20 May 2022 A media report in Germany confirmed publicly this week that Deutsche Bank has withdrawn from its involvement in a bond issue for climate-wrecking Whitehaven Coal, following a concerted people-powered campaign coordinated by Market Forces.  Business media outlet Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday that:  “According to information from financial … Read More

14.5% of shareholders tell Woodside to start winding down production

19 May 2022 Responding to the shareholder vote on the Market Forces-coordinated shareholder resolution at Woodside’s AGM in Perth today, Market Forces Asset Management Campaigner Will van de Pol said: “Today 49% of Woodside’s shareholders rejected the company’s utterly inadequate approach to climate change, the largest vote against any Say … Read More

Standard Chartered and Barclays fund Adani’s coal mining subsidiary

Stop Adani protest

19 May 2022 Financial new sources confirmed last week that Standard Chartered and Barclays have funded Adani Enterprises, the Adani Group subsidiary pursuing several new thermal coal mining projects, including the disastrous Carmichael mine in Australia. The US $250m debt facility provided by the two UK banks has an option … Read More