Category: Environment

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Insurers across Africa asked to join one million tree-planting campaign

Insurers across Africa asked to join one million tree-planting campaign

As huge areas of deforestation occur across Africa, Continental Re has urged other insurers and reinsurers to plant trees in their own countries to re [...]
Marsh provides businesses with tips to incorporate nature-related risks into their agendas

Marsh provides businesses with tips to incorporate nature-related risks into their agendas

The consequences of environmental degradation on businesses are already apparent, warned broker Marsh. It said extreme biodiversity loss, widesprea [...]
Growing call for funding to support Africa and agriculture

Growing call for funding to support Africa and agriculture

The clamour to support the poorest nations – and those suffering the greatest impact from climate change – is growing in the run-up to COP27 in Egypt [...]
Insurers among investors calling on governments to set ambitious climate change funding targets

Insurers among investors calling on governments to set ambitious climate change funding targets

Investor groups from around the world are publicly advocating for governments to enact ambitious policies that would leverage the private capital requ [...]
Geneva Association launches third and final report on climate change risk assessment

Geneva Association launches third and final report on climate change risk assessment

Since the 2021 publication of the first two reports by the Geneva Association taskforce on climate change risk assessment, the context in which re/ins [...]
PODCAST: What relevance does climate change have to Africans?

PODCAST: What relevance does climate change have to Africans?

This article is part of our CPD questionnaire for September 2022 Click here to take the quiz and earn your points In the latest [...]
Extreme flooding causing insurers concern across the continent

Extreme flooding causing insurers concern across the continent

In another sign that insurers cannot afford to ignore climate change and its impact on the continent, the African Centre of Meteorological Application [...]
Carbon credit insurance solution launched

Carbon credit insurance solution launched

Broker Howden has developed a carbon credit invalidation insurance solution to increase confidence in the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). The produc [...]
More than 60 insurance entities from 23 countries sign Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance

More than 60 insurance entities from 23 countries sign Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance

Signatories to the Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance now amount to more than 60 insurance entities from 23 countries across the continent. [...]
Mauritania and Sudan suffering ongoing heavy rain, destroying houses and crops

Mauritania and Sudan suffering ongoing heavy rain, destroying houses and crops

Heavy rainfall from late July caused severe flooding across several regions of Mauritania, and now figures reported by FloodList suggest more than 3,0 [...]
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