2015-08-05 Greenpeace UK
Louise Rouse, +44 7751 256163, louise@ louiserouse.org
Sebastian Bock, Greenpeace UK +44 7951 864675, sebastian.bock@ greenpeace.org
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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.