Costly Coal - Standard Chartered's role in a coal project threatening the Great Barrier Reef

Last edited 5 August 2015 at 11:51am
Publication date: 
5 August, 2015

UK bank Standard Chartered is the lead advisor on the controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia. The project would be one of the biggest mines in the world and requires construction of one of the world's largest coal ports in the Great Barrier Reef. This briefing outlines the potential impact of the project on the Great Barrier Reef - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - and the key risks for Standard Chartered from its involvement.

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