Hiscox the latest insurer to rule out Adani Carmichael coal project.

4 March 2021 Last night, after announcing a new environment/social/governance (ESG) exclusion policy that rules out underwriting and investing in thermal coal, Arctic oil and gas exploration and tar sands, major insurance company Hiscox told Market Forces that they “have no interest in coal mines like Adani’s and this [ESG] … Read More

Adani loses another major piece in its insurance puzzle.

25 February 2021 Another Lloyd’s insurer that is currently providing cover for the Adani Carmichael project has committed to not renewing or taking on any new policies with the destructive coal project. In a victory for the #StopAdani movement, Brit, one of Lloyd’s biggest insurers, has committed to not renew … Read More

Deutsche Bank refuses Adani Ports financing

29 January 2021 Media reports indicate that the world’s 7th largest (in 2020) bookrunner for bonds, Deutsche Bank, has been blocked by its Sustainability Committee from participating in Adani Ports’ latest bond issue. “Port-related environmental concerns which are in conflict with sustainability goals of the bank” was reported (paywalled) as … Read More

Barclays and Standard Chartered support Adani coal

28 January 2021 Adani Ports, the company developing essential coal haulage infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coal project, this week issued US$500 million in bonds to find more investors like Allianz/PIMCO and HSBC, which are already heavily invested in the company. Barclays and Standard Chartered are in the list of bankers … Read More