Category: Environment

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Covid-19 and ESG driving resource nationalism

Covid-19 and ESG driving resource nationalism

In the last year alone, 34 countries witnessed a significant increase in resource nationalism, according to the latest research from Verisk Maplecroft [...]
Climate change: differing risks to both sides of insurers’ balance sheets

Climate change: differing risks to both sides of insurers’ balance sheets

Insurers are facing differing physical and transition risks from climate change, according to a new report. Climate Risk Assessment for the Insuran [...]
Sustainable shipping driven by finance

Sustainable shipping driven by finance

The drive towards a sustainable maritime sector is being led by the financial services sector, according to a new report from lawyers Watson Farley &a [...]
Golden opportunity for insurers to grow their business

Golden opportunity for insurers to grow their business

Insurers have a golden opportunity to enhance or extend their product portfolios in the face of changing physical risk patterns, according to a panel [...]
Making climate action conflict sensitive

Making climate action conflict sensitive

A new report highlights the risk of climate change intensifying the risk of conflict across Africa. The study – Water for peace: how to make climat [...]
Risk modelling and technical assistance among key achievements for IDF as it celebrates its five-year milestone

Risk modelling and technical assistance among key achievements for IDF as it celebrates its five-year milestone

In 2020, the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) secured funding from private sector members for risk modelling infrastructure work, which will play a k [...]
Insurers must not forget legal and compliance issues as they fight to recover from Covid-19 pandemic

Insurers must not forget legal and compliance issues as they fight to recover from Covid-19 pandemic

In a new and evolving world, companies will go full throttle on financial recovery and growth, hoping to avoid becoming one the pandemic’s corporate c [...]
Insurers have crucial role to play in transition towards a more sustainable climate

Insurers have crucial role to play in transition towards a more sustainable climate

Managing risk is the purpose of the insurance business. Therefore, better understanding climate-related risks and opportunities and publishing decisio [...]
Climate change and transition to renewables set to transform energy insurance market

Climate change and transition to renewables set to transform energy insurance market

Climate change and the subsequent transition to renewable energy and low-carbon initiatives, as well as the growing significance of environmental soci [...]
Lloyd’s launches ESG plans for 2021

Lloyd’s launches ESG plans for 2021

Insurance corporation Lloyd’s has launched ambitious environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments for the Lloyd’s market and the Corporation [...]
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