Aviva under fire for pouring £370m into Polish coal industry

UK insurer accused of undermining international efforts to fight climate change

UK insurer Aviva is the second-biggest investor in the Polish coal industry, the most polluting in Europe, according to a report that looks at insurance firms’ involvement in the sector.

Aviva is among a number of major European insurers that are backing the expansion of Poland’s coal industry, undermining international efforts to battle climate change, according to research from Unfriend Coal, a global network of organisations including Greenpeace Switzerland, 350.org and the UK Tar Sands Network.

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Source: theguardian
Aviva under fire for pouring £370m into Polish coal industry