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
MS Amlin; the only top 5 Lloyd’s insurer yet to rule out the Adani Carmichael coal project.
25 March 2021 In late 2019, after being denied insurance by mainstream insurance companies, Adani was able to secure coverage for the Carmichael coal project via insurers at Lloyd’s of London. However, while it’s true that Adani Carmichael seems to have managed to scrape together sufficient insurance so far, its options … 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
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
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