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

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

Siemens AGM dominated by Adani criticism

6 February 2020 With hundreds of protestors chanting outside and an over-the-top security presence inside, Siemens annual general meeting (AGM) in Munich yesterday was dominated by stern criticism, by both institutional investors and ordinary Germans, of Siemens’ decision to stick with a contract to supply signalling technology for the Carmichael … Read More

Urgent: Tell HSBC to withdraw from Payra coal port

31 Jan 2020 Use the form on the right to email HSBC telling the bank to withdraw from Payra Port. UK-headquartered HSBC is arranging finance for the dredging of Payra coal port in Bangladesh. Among other commodities, this port would import 20 million metric tons of coal for eight proposed … Read More

Fact Check: Siemens’ attempt to justify the unjustifiable

Siemens Don't Build Adani protest banner

21 January 2020 Last week Siemens confirmed it intends to go ahead and do signalling work for Adani’s climate-wrecking Carmichael coal project rail line. Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser attempted to justify this unjustifiable decision with a public statement full of nonsense, red herrings and dodgy spin. There are a number … Read More

Siemens chooses Adani over a safe climate

In a statement, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser restated his company’s support for the Adani Carmichael project, a mine that would open up a massive new thermal coal basin. Over 60 companies have so far refused to finance or work on Adani’s disastrous coal export project, which threatens the rights of … Read More

Siemens reconsidering Adani contract!

We’re close to Siemens making a decision on whether or not to walk away from Adani’s climate-wrecking Carmichael coal project. With the impacts of climate change being felt around Australia and the world, take a moment to tell Siemens they can’t be part of opening up a massive new thermal … Read More

Shareholders fire a shot across NAB’s bow over climate failure

18 December 2019 After record levels of shareholder support for climate risk management resolutions at ANZ and Westpac, it was NAB’s turn today to face the music over its failure to adequately manage climate risk. Since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, NAB has continued to lend heavily to … Read More

ANZ grilled on climate inaction and secret coal plan

17 December 2019 Coal lending was on the agenda two weeks before ANZ’s annual shareholder meeting in Brisbane today, as revelations hit the news that ANZ had a secret plan to slash its thermal coal mining loans by 75% (representing more than $700 million) by 2024. The secrecy of the … 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