Elana Sulakshana

Elana Sulakshana

Elana Sulakshana leads Rainforest Action Network’s campaign pressuring the U.S. insurance industry to stop making the climate crisis worse. She has been active in the climate justice movement for the last eight years, most recently organizing for just and equitable climate policy in Washington State, fighting fracking in the U.K., and campaigning for universities to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in communities.

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Every April, Liberty Mutual holds an annual meeting for its policyholders to vote on key issues like the company’s Board of Directors. Last year, the annual meeting lasted a whopping six minutes, and Liberty refused to address its role in propping up fossil fuels, despite dozens of questions from concerned customers and frontline communities," writes Sulakshana. "We won’t let them get away with ignoring these voices again this year." (Image: @jessi_designs / via Rainforest Action Network) Views
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
5 Ways Liberty Mutual is Threatening Communities and Our Climate
Every new dirty energy project needs insurance. With Liberty Mutual’s support, fossil fuel companies are digging new coal mines, building tar sands pipelines, and expanding oil and gas drilling in some of the most sensitive ecosystems in the world, often without the consent of impacted communities...
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Saturday, July 04, 2020
Who’s Insuring the Trans Mountain Pipeline?
Rainforest Action Network recently uncovered a document that lists the 11 companies that are currently insuring the controversial Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline in Canada. These global insurance giants are providing more than USD$500 million in coverage for the massive risks of the existing...
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