Adani Mining accidentally reveals true identity in monumental PR fail

November 6 2020 Yesterday, under the cover of the US Presidential Election, Adani Mining announced via coal-friendly media outlets that it was rebranding to “Bravus Mining and Resources”. However, this quiet name change soon turned into a public relations disaster when the real meaning of bravus was revealed by Latin … Read More

Take Action: HSBC violates its coal mining policy to fund Adani Carmichael

23 August 2019 Over 55 major corporations, from banking and insurance to engineering and construction, have ruled out working on the disastrous Adani Carmichael coal project. One of these companies is HSBC. Back in 2016 HSBC announced it would no longer finance new thermal coal mines. However, it was revealed … Read More

Westpac and HSBC violate their coal policies to fund Adani Carmichael

Adani’s Abbot Point coal port. Credit: Dean Sewell23 August 2019 Over 55 major corporations, from banking and insurance to engineering and construction have ruled out working on the disastrous Adani Carmichael coal project. Two of these are Westpac and HSBC. Back in 2016 HSBC announced it would no longer finance … Read More

Media release: Commbank out of thermal coal by 2030

New fossil fuel projects must prove carbon compliance Wednesday 7 August 2019 In today’s commitment, made in the bank’s new Environmental and Social Framework, to exit thermal coal by 2030, Commonwealth Bank has issued a stark warning to industry and policy-makers that coal has no place in Australia’s future. Commonwealth … Read More

Media release: Chubb’s coal policy has an Australia-sized loophole

July 9, 2019 Chubb’s new restrictions on its underwriting and investments in thermal coal have come under attack from Australia, as groups there call upon the insurer to clarify its stance on the controversial Adani Carmichael coal project. Chubb’s policy rules out underwriting new risks from companies that receive more … Read More

Downer board can’t face up to climate questions

1 November 2018 Downer’s board of directors faced questions at today’s annual general meeting about their climate change views and the company’s stance on Australia’s emissions targets. Downer Holdings Company Ltd, as it is listed on the Australian stock exchange, has a diverse business portfolio that includes power, oil and … Read More