Category: Environment

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Compelling business case for action on climate change

Compelling business case for action on climate change

Beyond its environmental components, addressing climate change is about economic competitiveness and opportunity. If we do not adapt our economy to [...]
New agricultural insurance programme launched for Madagascar farmers

New agricultural insurance programme launched for Madagascar farmers

Madagascar's farmers stand to build stronger climate resilience, increase productivity and more easily access financial services thanks to a new agric [...]
Broker launches climate framework to support transition to a low carbon economy

Broker launches climate framework to support transition to a low carbon economy

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched Climate Transition Pathways (CTP), an accreditation framework which it said will provide insurance companies a [...]
African Risk Capacity launches first annual report as it expands its horizons in 2021

African Risk Capacity launches first annual report as it expands its horizons in 2021

African Risk Capacity (ARC) has launched its first annual report, outlining its work for the past six years across Africa and outlining its plans to e [...]
AfDB president warns Africa is ‘ground zero’ of the crisis as major economies boost climate targets

AfDB president warns Africa is ‘ground zero’ of the crisis as major economies boost climate targets

Africa is losing $7bn to $15bn a year to climate change, and this will rise to $50bn per year by 2040, world leaders were warned by African Developmen [...]
Dirty business: Fossil fuel economies face an impact-investing strangle

Dirty business: Fossil fuel economies face an impact-investing strangle

There are growing concerns that the trend toward impact and sustainable investing could throttle entire emerging-market industries as allocators of ca [...]
Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance launched

Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance launched

A declaration by African insurance industry leaders of commitment to support the achievement of the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) is to be l [...]
Kenya’s President warns of Covid-19 impact on climate change risks

Kenya’s President warns of Covid-19 impact on climate change risks

As leader of what would have been the host country of the UN PSI’s fourth Africa Market Event, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the Covid-19 p [...]
Climate risk conversation growing but companies must become proactive in addressing risk

Climate risk conversation growing but companies must become proactive in addressing risk

Law firm Clyde & Co has launched its 2021 climate change risk and liability report, Stepping up good governance to seize opportunities and reduce [...]
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