Only 9 Lloyd’s insurers left refusing to answer Adani questions

11 September 2020 The #StopAdani campaign has narrowed the field to just nine Lloyd’s insurers which have yet to provide a statement about whether they are insuring the destructive Adani Carmichael coal project or intend to do so in the future. In June, a leak from a brave Marsh (Adani’s … Read More

Adani forced to haul its own coal, driving up the cost of Carmichael

10 September 2020 Under the veil of the newly created Bowen Rail Company, Adani will be self-transporting Carmichael coal from pit to port. It appears that Adani tried to hide this development, with the new company’s website and media communications not mentioning “Adani” or “Carmichael”. The news highlights two major … Read More

Lloyd’s insurer W.R. Berkley is refusing to rule out Adani

One of the things Adani needs for both the construction and operation of its climate-wrecking coal project is insurance. And we now know where Adani is getting it from. In June, a leak from a brave Marsh (Adani’s insurance broker) employee exposed Lloyd’s of London insurer Aspen as one of … Read More

Macquarie fails to commit to coal and gas phase outs

30 July 2020 Major Australian financial institution Macquarie was today challenged over its involvement in the coal and gas industries, and the risks this poses to shareholders, communities and the environment. Macquarie claims its “lending exposures to [the coal] sector are limited and we expect them to run off over … Read More

Marsh & McLennan present greenwash at AGM

28 May 2020 Marsh and McLennan’s 183-word ‘Client engagement principles’ is not a climate policy, it is greenwash. Last week Marsh & McLennan (MMC), Adani’s insurance broker Marsh’s parent company, held its 2020 annual general meeting (AGM). Following months of intense pressure in the lead-up to the AGM, not only … Read More

Adani looking for Abbot Point investors

12 March 2020 Adani is asking investors to back the Abbot Point coal export terminal for the next seven years through a new bond. With take-or-pay contract protection now largely expired, whoever invests is placing a massive bet about the Carmichael coal project going ahead, but some key aspects of … Read More

The Siemens fiasco should scare off Adani’s other European supporters

Siemens don't build Adani - Galilee Blockade

20 February 2020 The pressure on Siemens, the German multinational which last month destroyed its reputation over a $30 million contract, offers a cautionary tale about how dangerous business as usual can become if you haven’t noticed that the world around you has changed. Siemens, which trumpets its sustainability credentials … Read More