1 February 2021 Prime Minister Scott Morrison was denied a speaking slot at the UN’s 2020 Climate Ambition Summit, and for good reason: Australia’s climate policy is one of the worst, and the rest of the world knows it. Far from being a wake-up call, just weeks ago the Federal … Read More
The Mineral Resource board made it clear at yesterday’s annual general meeting (AGM) that they would continue to pursue dirty oil and gas development despite their peer Fortescue Metals announcing a major move into renewable energy and green hydrogen. Mineral Resources is a lithium and iron ore mining company with … Read More
BlueScope Steel, the multinational steel-making corporation, is one of Australia’s major consumers of energy. The company requires large amounts of energy to be able to create steel via its smelting, furnace and production operations and is one of the top 20 energy users in Australia. At today’s annual general meeting, … Read More
Insurance broker Marsh has been working with the conglomerate Adani for several years, most recently searching the globe for insurance companies willing to cover the Adani Carmichael coal project construction and operation. With 36 major insurers refusing to insure the massive new thermal coal project, the going hasn’t been easy … Read More
As you read this, Westpac is rewriting its climate change policy. And it clearly needs an upgrade. Shareholders have a powerful voice and you can use this form to contact the head of Westpac’s investor relations now. Tell Westpac to set a policy that aligns with keeping global warming below … Read More
9 March 2020 Market Forces has put up a powerful, 8 metre high mural on Sydney’s Elizabeth St in Surry Hills, targetting Westpac for its funding of coal, oil and gas projects, the industries most responsible for fueling the climate crisis and worsening bushfires. Since committing to the goals of … Read More
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For immediate release, 17 February 2020 Market Forces has announced it will lodge a shareholder resolution calling on global insurer QBE to get its underwriting and investment activities in line with keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees. The resolution coincides with another year of high catastrophe costs and QBE’s recognition … Read More
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