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Funding the Galilee coal mines just got harder

17 June 2015 It has been a privilege to support the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) traditional owners of the Galilee Basin to meet with banks across the US and Europe. The meetings were critical opportunities for the W&J to explain how financing Adani's proposed...

Downer’s shares jump on false figures

14 May 2014 Market Forces, represented by lawyers at Environmental Justice Australia, has submitted a complaint to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in response to an allegedly misleading disclosure published by Downer EDI in December last year. Downer had announced...

World Heritage Day – CommBank customers divest!

On Saturday 18 April, we celebrated World Heritage Day in style. Dozens of Commonwealth Bank customers turned out to divest from the bank outed as helping Adani secure finance for its planned mega coal mine and new export terminal in the Great Barrier Reef World...

French banks rule out funding Galilee coal exports!

8 April 2015 Three major French banks have announced they will not fund the mega coal mines proposed in the Galilee Basin, or associated infrastructure such as the new coal export terminals at Abbot Point. BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, and Credit Agricole have issued...

Societe Generale pulls out of Alpha Coal!

6 December 2014 French bank Societe Generale has withdrawn from the Alpha Coal project after months of sustained campaigning by local groups in France. A short statement was released on the bank's website and the bank tweeted the announcement: Societe Generale's...