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Burma Campaign UK report "Insuring Repression" & company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 26 August 2008

Burma Campaign UK published a report, "Insuring Repression - Exposing how the insurance industry supports Burma’s dictators". [Page provides links to press release & full report]...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the 14 companies named in the report's "Insurance Dirty List" to respond to the report:
ACE - has provided a response
Al Wasl Insurance Brokers - has provided a response
Atrium Underwriting [part of Ariel Re] - did not respond
Catlin - did not respond
Labuan Re - did not respond
Lloyd's - has provided a response
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance - has indicated it will provide a response
OCBC Bank - has provided a response; also includes response by OCBC subsidiary Great Eastern Life
Pana Harrison - did not respond
QBE - did not respond
Sompo Japan Insurance - has provided a response
Target Insurance Brokers - did not respond
Tokio Marine [part of Millea] - did not respond
[Two companies, XL Capital and Arab Insurance Group, were deleted from Burma Campaign's report following their decisions not to insure business in Burma. Page includes links to responses by XL Capital and Arab Insurance Group (Arig) to the Resource Centre, and related press releases by Burma Campaign UK. Also refers to Chubb.]

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Related companies: ACE Group Al Wasl Arab Insurance Group (ARIG) Atrium Underwriting (part of Ariel Holdings) Catlin Chubb Group Lloyd's of London Millea Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (part of Sumitomo Group) OCBC Bank QBE Insurance Sompo Japan Sumitomo Group Target Insurance Brokers Tokio Marine & Nichido (part of Millea)