Category: Reports

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Insurers need to assess environmental consequences of deep seabed mining

Insurers need to assess environmental consequences of deep seabed mining

Mining the deep seabed has produced all sorts of opportunities for insurers, however a new paper suggests much more research is needed before there ca [...]
Fitch Ratings to include climate change in sovereign ratings

Fitch Ratings to include climate change in sovereign ratings

Fitch Ratings aims to capture climate change in sovereign ratings, as it does for all factors that it believes are relevant and material for creditwor [...]
Shipping insurance giant Gard launches first sustainability report

Shipping insurance giant Gard launches first sustainability report

Marine insurer Gard has launched its first sustainability report as part of its commitment to the UN Global Compact, outlining its ambitions for susta [...]
More than three quarters of CEOs not ready for climate change, survey warns

More than three quarters of CEOs not ready for climate change, survey warns

Although the Covid-19 pandemic is dominating the world’s attention, climate risk is simmering in the background, with more than three in four (77%) CE [...]
How to get back to work post Covid-19?

How to get back to work post Covid-19?

As lockdowns begin to ease across Africa, the question for many employers, including insurers, is how to get back to work without posing any risk to t [...]
Fitch moves sub-Saharan Africa countries to negative watch as Covid-19 hits

Fitch moves sub-Saharan Africa countries to negative watch as Covid-19 hits

The coronavirus pandemic and the oil price shock it triggered have had a severe impact on sovereigns in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), which led to ratings [...]
Covid-19 unlikely to stop push for higher premium rates

Covid-19 unlikely to stop push for higher premium rates

A survey conducted before the Covid-19 pandemic has confirmed that premium rates are on the move upwards for many classes and in many markets across A [...]
ARC launches new paper on impact of Covid-19

ARC launches new paper on impact of Covid-19

Africa Risk Capacity is undertaking an urgent exercise to model the potential impact of Covid-19 on Africa to inform and guide member states. As it pu [...]
IDF report highlights need for insurance sector to harness technology

IDF report highlights need for insurance sector to harness technology

The Insurance Development Forum (IDF) has called for better use of technology to close the protection gap, in a move that would help African economies [...]
FSD Africa report reveals how insurance helps individuals and households concentrate on their day-to-day lives

FSD Africa report reveals how insurance helps individuals and households concentrate on their day-to-day lives

Insurance has a strong role in combatting poverty and advancing development, in at least three ways, according to a new report from FSD Africa, includ [...]
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