4 February 2022 Earlier this week, UK and Bermuda-based Convex Insurance published a statement confirming it “will not insure the construction or operation of any new thermal coal mine and/or its dedicated infrastructure”. This commitment means Convex has ruled itself out of ever insuring the disastrous Adani Carmichael thermal coal … Read More
Convex’s first sustainability statement pointless without concrete action on coal and tar sands.
23 December 2021 With Adani’s insurance options both inside and outside the Lloyd’s of London market rapidly shrinking, one of the laggards still open to insuring the Adani Carmichael project is UK and Bermuda-based Convex Insurance. Last week, Convex Insurance released its first ever “sustainability statement”. Unfortunately, what’s been released … Read More
Two more insurers reject Adani’s coal project, while Convex attempts to censor criticism
22 November 2021 Two major London insurers, RSA Insurance Group and Conduit Re, have ruled out underwriting Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal project in Australia. In an email to Market Forces, RSA stated: “Our underwriters follow our Climate Change and Low Carbon Policy, which means we would not provide cover to … Read More
Adani’s first coal train stopped in its tracks. Let’s make it permanent.
16 November 2021 A train carrying coal from Adani’s Carmichael mine is headed to Abbot Point/NQXT port so it can be exported to India and used to pollute people’s lungs a quarter of the way around the world while fueling the climate crisis. We know because it was spotted yesterday, broken … Read More
Adani loses 5th current insurer for its Carmichael coal project.
16 June 2021 In a victory for the #StopAdani movement and life on Earth, Ascot Group announced last week it has ruled out renewing its policy for the Adani Carmichael coal mine, once it expires in September this year. This makes Ascot Adani’s 5th current insurer to rule out any … Read More
Hold-out Lloyd’s insurers increasingly isolated as MS Amlin says no to Adani
8 April 2021 This week, MS Amlin, the last of the top five Lloyd’s insurers yet to commit to not insure the disastrous Adani Carmichael thermal coal project finally joined its competitors, with its CEO Johan Slabbert publishing the following statement on LinkedIn: With MS Amlin’s commitment, the only insurer … Read More
As Lloyd’s of London moves away from coal is this the final nail in the coffin for Adani’s access to insurance?
17 December 2020 Under pressure from the #StopAdani and #InsureOurFuture campaigns, Lloyd’s of London has just told its insurers to exclude new insurance for thermal coal mining, tar sands and arctic drilling by 2022 and phase out all insurance cover for these fossil fuels by 1 January 2030. While the … Read More
Media Release: Lloyd’s takes a step away from coal, threatening Adani’s Carmichael project
17 December 2020 Lloyd’s of London will be publishing its first Environment Social and Governance (ESG) Report today, potentially ending the Adani Carmichael coal project’s ability to secure insurance in its marketplace. According to reports, Lloyd’s is recommending companies operating in its market end the provision of new insurance policies … Read More
Media Release: Fidelis becomes 28th major insurer to rule out Adani Carmichael coal project
Wednesday 16 December 2020 In an email to Market Forces (available upon request, received Friday 11 December) specialty re/insurer Fidelis has confirmed that its recently published Environment and Sustainability Statement rules it out of underwriting the Adani Carmichael coal project. This makes it the 28th insurer to publicly make this … Read More
Despite record hurricane season, Bermuda’s insurers still backing coal
7 December 2020 2020’s Atlantic hurricane season has been by far the worst ever recorded. On November 10, Theta became the 29th named storm, surpassing the record from 2005, with three weeks of the official hurricane season still to go. Scientists say the links between worsening storm seasons, elevated ocean … Read More
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