Allianz becomes 7th insurer to reject the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)

Allianz, one of the world’s largest oil and gas insurers, is the seventh insurer to commit not to insure the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), following recent statements from Munich Re, Hannover Re and SCOR. In an email to campaigners from, #StopEACOP, Inclusive Development International and Insure Our Future, Allianz stated: “Allianz is not …

Munich Re commits to not insure EACOP

Today, Munich Re, the world’s largest reinsurer, has rejected the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), joining Hannover Re, SCOR, Swiss Re, Axa, and Zurich in publicly committing that they will not underwrite the pipeline. In a statement on their website, Munich Re wrote that: “… we have not insured the East African Crude Oil …

100 organisations call on Lloyd’s to reject EACOP

Nearly 100 civil society organizations working to advance human rights and environmental justice sent a letter to the Chairman and CEO of Lloyd’s of London asking that they tell their members not to provide (re)insurance coverage for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project.  Citing a range of severe risks and controversies surrounding the …

Hannover Re becomes 5th re/insurer to opt out of East African Crude Oil Pipeline

Munich Re and Lloyd’s of London need to follow their European counterparts and reject the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Hannover Re is the latest insurer to reject EACOP, joining Swiss Re, Axa, Zurich and SCOR in publicly committing that they will not underwrite the pipeline. Last week, after SCOR committed not to insure …

SCOR commits to not provide coverage to East African Crude Oil Pipeline

As major insurers say no to providing coverage for the highly controversial East African Oil Pipeline (EACOP), the pressure is mounting on Munich Re, Lloyd’s of London and others that have yet to comment on their potential involvement.  French multinational (re)insurance company SCOR is the latest global insurer to commit not to provide coverage for …

Campaigners call on insurance brokers to reject tender for Total’s East African Crude Oil Pipeline

Following the publication by Total of a tender for insurance / reinsurance brokerage services for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), an international coalition of organisations is calling upon leading re/insurance brokers to reject the tender and not to support the project due to its anticipated climate, nature and human impacts. EACOP threatens the …

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