Lloyd’s of London attempts to shift AGM online to avoid climate protesters

Insurance market chair urges members to attend virtually due to ‘significant risk’ activists will disrupt meeting

Insurance market Lloyd’s of London is urging members to watch its annual general meeting from home next week, amid fears that it will be the latest City event disrupted by climate protests.

Lloyd’s chairman, Bruce Carnegie-Brown, warned members about the potential for disruption at the 19 May AGM back in April, but said in an updated memo that “the risk of disruption has significantly increased”.

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