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

Adani loses another insurer as Lloyd’s market feels the pressure

29 October 2020 Another Lloyd’s insurer that is providing cover for the Adani Carmichael project has committed to not renewing or taking on any new policies with the destructive coal project. Apollo Underwriters is the latest Lloyd’s syndicate to dump Adani and the second of its current insurers to do … Read More

Suncorp and IAG dumping fossil fuels but policy gaps remain

Bush fire in Queensland

23 October 2020 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 this week. Over the last 18 months both have taken significant steps away from supporting coal, oil and gas in … Read More