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

29 October 2020 UPDATE: Lancashire and Ascot have both ruled insurance for the Adani Carmichael project 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 … 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

Suncorp out of oil and gas drilling, leaving QBE isolated

QBE Sydney Market Forces action 2018

21 August 2020 Suncorp has sent a clear message that it will not be a part of the Federal Government’s gas expansion plans, with an updated policy released today that bans the company from investing in, financing and insuring new and additional oil and gas exploration and production. In 2020, … Read More

Media release: Suncorp rules itself out of Government’s gas push

For immediate release, 21 August 2020 Suncorp has sent a clear message that it will not be a part of the Federal Government’s gas expansion plans, with an updated policy released today that bans the major Australia-based insurance company from investing in, financing and insuring new and additional oil and … Read More

Lloyd’s insurer W.R. Berkley is refusing to rule out Adani

One of the things Adani needs for both the construction and operation of its climate-wrecking coal project is insurance. And we now know where Adani is getting it from. In June, a leak from a brave Marsh (Adani’s insurance broker) employee exposed Lloyd’s of London insurer Aspen as one of … Read More