Suncorp and IAG not closing fossil fuel policy gaps

22 October 2021 Amidst ever-worsening extreme weather and the hits to their bottom lines it is causing, two of Australia’s three big insurers faced shareholders at their annual general meetings (AGM) recently (IAG was today, Suncorp on September 23rd). Over the last two years both have taken significant steps away … Read More

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

A climate-wrecking partnership: Marsh McLennan and Adani coal

27 May 2021 Marsh McLennan is one of the few companies left still willing to support the “world’s most insane energy project“; the infamous Adani Carmichael thermal coal mine and rail line in Australia. This climate-wrecking partnership undermines Marsh McLennan’s claims to care about “the greater good” and is seriously … 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

Adani loses another major piece in its insurance puzzle.

25 February 2021 Another Lloyd’s insurer that is currently providing cover for the Adani Carmichael project has committed to not renewing or taking on any new policies with the destructive coal project. In a victory for the #StopAdani movement, Brit, one of Lloyd’s biggest insurers, has committed to not renew … Read More