2015 was a monumental year for campaigning to get finance and investment away from fossil fuels. Check out some of our wins and highlights of the year!
NAB and CBA support 2°
Both NAB and Commonwealth Bank adopt the goal of keeping global warming to below two degrees, acknowledging their responsibility in helping the world meet that goal.
Super divestment progress
As part of our ongoing campaign to get super funds out of fossil fuels, First State Super takes its first steps along the divestment pathway, joining the likes of HESTA, Local Government Super and AMP.
Fracking Finance report
We launch Fracking Finance, joining the dots between Australia’s big banks and the companies trying to expand the coal seam gas industry.
Fueling the Fire
We launch Fueling the Fire, which exposes the biggest lenders to the Australian fossil fuel industry.
Supporting the W&J
We worked to support representatives of the Wangan and Jagalingou people – whose land would be destroyed by the Carmichael coal mine – as they met with banks in the US and Europe to call on them to stay out of the project.
French banks out of Galilee coal
Three French banks – all among the top 20 lenders to coal in Australia – rule out financing the proposed Galilee coal export projects, including Carmichael and Abbot Point.
Revealing the government’s dirty coal agenda
We revealed how the Australian government lobbied overseas banks to support the proposed Galilee Basin coal projects that would ship coal through the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, after the banks had ruled out finance for the expansion of Abbot Point.