Barclays and Standard Chartered support Adani coal

28 January 2021 Adani Ports, the company developing essential coal haulage infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coal project, this week issued US$500 million in bonds to find more investors like Allianz/PIMCO and HSBC, which are already heavily invested in the company. Barclays and Standard Chartered are in the list of bankers … Read More

State Bank of India staff reject its proposed loan to Adani coal

17 December 2020 Over 90% of respondents to Market Forces’ State Bank of India (SBI) staff survey would oppose the public bank’s lending of A$1 billion to Adani’s Australian mega-mine. This puts SBI’s management on a collision course with its employees if it ends up supporting Adani’s climate-wrecking Carmichael thermal … Read More

Op-ed: HSBC lags as finance cleans up Asian energy

HSBC lags as finance cleans up on Asian energy Op-ed by Munira Chowdhury, Analyst, Market Forces Published in Asia Times, 22 January 2020 Last week marked a significant milestone in the financial sector’s ever-increasing rejection of coal, as the world’s largest fund manager BlackRock, with more than US$6.5 trillion assets … 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