NAB fails to address fossil fuel lending loopholes at 2022 AGM

16 December 2022 NAB faces shareholder backlash over continued support for new fossil fuels at 2022 AGM Today, National Australia Bank (NAB) faced a formal proposal from shareholders asking it to demonstrate how the company’s financing would not be used for the purposes of new or expanded fossil fuel projects. … Read More

ANZ pulls the wool over investors eyes on climate at 2022 AGM

Australia New Zealand Bank

15 December 2022 Just over 8% of shareholders voted in favour of a formal proposal calling on the bank to demonstrate how its funding would not be used for new fossil fuel projects at today’s annual general meeting. Last month, a UN High-level Expert Group confirmed what many experts have … Read More

Westpac’s ‘laughable’ greenwashing called out at 2022 AGM

14 December 2022 Over 10% of Westpac’s shareholders defied the board to support a formal proposal calling on the bank to demonstrate how its funding won’t be used for new fossil fuel projects at today’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Melbourne. The bank was also grilled over the community costs … Read More

Big super funds quietly selling down shares in Santos and Woodside

18 October 2022 The latest round of mandatory super fund disclosures reveal that most of Australia’s biggest super funds are selling shares in climate wrecking oil and gas companies Santos and Woodside. Some funds, however, have significantly increased their stake in these companies, which are both pursuing new oil and … Read More

Santos sanctions another new project incompatible with 1.5°C

17 August 2022 Australia’s second biggest oil and gas producer, Santos, has today announced a final investment decision on the new Pikka Phase 1 oil project in Alaska. The decision comes despite the International Energy Agency’s warning that no new oil fields should be developed beyond those approved as of … Read More