BRIEFING NOTE: Banks at risk of losing customers through investment in coal projects on the Reef

In May The Australia Institute conducted a survey of 1,100 people to determine people’s attitude to their bank funding coal port projects on the Great Barrier Reef.

Following the Australian Government’s approval of several new coal ports in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, survey respondents were asked about the likelihood of changing from banks that funded any of these projects.

Those respondents who said they would definitely move; or consider moving to another bank have been combined to represent the proportion of customers at risk of moving bank due to investments in coal projects in the Great Barrier Reef.

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