Category: Environment

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ESG offers unparalleled opportunity for insurers, suggests KPMG

ESG offers unparalleled opportunity for insurers, suggests KPMG

ESG offers an unparalleled opportunity for insurers, says KPMG in a new report on the state of the South African insurance market. It says the concept [...]
Resilience and sustainability ‘top of mind’ as insurers reassess global risks

Resilience and sustainability ‘top of mind’ as insurers reassess global risks

Insurers and reinsurers must find innovative ways to identify, mitigate and transfer the risks associated with climate, cybercrime, pandemic and socia [...]
Resilient reinstatement: insurers explore ways to achieve net zero

Resilient reinstatement: insurers explore ways to achieve net zero

The general insurance industry will have to reinvent its coverages and operating models to make a more meaningful contribution to reducing global carb [...]
More than half of insurers now disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities

More than half of insurers now disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is among those that have welcomed the publication of the 2021 status report by the industry-led Task Force on Clim [...]
Insurers expect government measures on climate change as COP26 looms

Insurers expect government measures on climate change as COP26 looms

Insurers will be watching to see how countries across Africa react in the runup to the global climate change conference, COP26, next month. South A [...]
Another new flood model for Africa – this time from Willis Re

Another new flood model for Africa – this time from Willis Re

Willis Re has launched a flood model for the Middle East and north Africa (MENA) region, the first of its kind to be developed for the region, enablin [...]
The dynamics of the agriculture (re)insurance market

The dynamics of the agriculture (re)insurance market

With Africa accounting for just 1% of global agriculture insurance premium but with many countries dependent on agriculture as the backbones of their [...]
JBA and Reinsurance Solutions to support African insurers for flood risk management

JBA and Reinsurance Solutions to support African insurers for flood risk management

JBA Flood Risk Management is to collaborate with Reinsurance Solutions Intermediary Services (RSIS), an African-based reinsurance broker, that will us [...]
ATI backs major water project in Angola

ATI backs major water project in Angola

The Africa trade credit insurer African Trade Insurance Agency has issued insurance support for Angola’s World Bank-guaranteed Water Supply Project (t [...]
Climate adaptation urgently needed – and Africa must not be left out

Climate adaptation urgently needed – and Africa must not be left out

Global leaders stressed the critical urgency of climate adaptation when they came together in Rotterdam, the Netherlands,  at a meeting of the Friends [...]
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