Category: Reports

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Zurich sets out strategy for companies to embrace ESG goals

Zurich sets out strategy for companies to embrace ESG goals

A UN climate statement on 23 April 2020 contained an important reminder: "The climate emergency has not taken time off for the coronavirus... 2020 rem [...]
Report: Worth watching the Europeans on ESG

Report: Worth watching the Europeans on ESG

Insurers across Africa have long watched the Europeans in terms of insurance offerings and product designs. Now, Insurance Europe has published its re [...]
Report: Covid-19 presents an opportunity for insurers

Report: Covid-19 presents an opportunity for insurers

The ability for insurers across Africa to operate has been severely hampered by Covid-19, as it had previously required face-to-face engagement much o [...]
AfDB report: north Africa’s economy could contract by 6.7%

AfDB report: north Africa’s economy could contract by 6.7%

North Africa was the second most successful region in Africa, behind the east, until the Covid-19 pandemic hit. Now, as the region registering the mos [...]
AfDB report: east Africa outperforming rest of continent post-Covid-19

AfDB report: east Africa outperforming rest of continent post-Covid-19

Insurers in east Africa will be slightly encouraged by the latest economic forecasts from the African Development Bank, which suggest the region is ou [...]
AfDB report: Covid-19 could cause -2% drop in west Africa’s economy

AfDB report: Covid-19 could cause -2% drop in west Africa’s economy

Insurers across the continent have been watching the wider economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, fearing it might result in fewer insureds, or at [...]
Africa set for 2021 rebound from Covid-19

Africa set for 2021 rebound from Covid-19

Insurers' business tends to reflect the economic success of any given country, so there is good news from the African Development Bank (AfBD), which b [...]
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 [...]
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