Hamilton Insurance Group sets new low with meaningless ESG principles

5 October 2021 Hamilton’s 116-word statement should be an example to all other insurers of what an ESG (environment, social, governance) policy should NOT look like. Since mid 2020, 28 Lloyd’s of London insurers have answered the call of the #StopAdani campaign and ruled out insuring the disastrous Adani Carmichael thermal … Read More

Case for cutting financial ties with Adani Group presented at webinar

21 September 2021 Last week Responsible Investor, in partnership with Market Forces, hosted a webinar entitled Adani Group’s new coal projects: why and how investors need to act. Hundreds of employees of financial institutions, based mainly in Europe and the US east coast were in attendance. Combined, the presentations from … Read More

Hiscox the latest insurer to rule out Adani Carmichael coal project.

4 March 2021 Last night, after announcing a new environment/social/governance (ESG) exclusion policy that rules out underwriting and investing in thermal coal, Arctic oil and gas exploration and tar sands, major insurance company Hiscox told Market Forces that they “have no interest in coal mines like Adani’s and this [ESG] … Read More

Marsh and Mercer ignoring staff wishes by continuing Adani coal work

27 April 2020 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 16 major insurers refusing to insure the massive new thermal coal project, the going … Read More

Rockwell Automation 64th company to rule out Adani

17 February 2020 US-based multinational Rockwell Automation has become the 64th major company to rule out work on the climate-wrecking Adani Carmichael coal project. In response to a letter from the Stop Adani Alliance sent on 13 February, Rockwell CEO Blake Moret wrote: Rockwell Automation is not working with Adani … Read More

GHD’s announcement doesn’t go far enough

On 16 December 2019, global engineering firm and Adani’s longest-serving contractor GHD updated a statement on its website revealing it has no ongoing contractual obligations on the climate-busting Carmichael coal mine project. This is a welcome and important first step but disappointingly doesn’t go far enough. After 10 years of … Read More