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Sustainability … what sustainability?

Sustainability … what sustainability?

ESG, digitalisation, AI, technology, climate change, compliance, disruption, good governance, these are the few words or concepts which dictate any ev [...]
Africa bearing the brunt of climate change but innovation is making a difference

Africa bearing the brunt of climate change but innovation is making a difference

From Madagascar’s deadly tropical storms to the 22 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya struggling to find enough to eat, Africa bears the sc [...]
Progress on energy transition stutters at COP27, but Africa set to benefit from latest initiatives

Progress on energy transition stutters at COP27, but Africa set to benefit from latest initiatives

It is not only climate change and the need to transition quickly to net zero that are placing demands on the energy sector, insurers and governments, [...]
Finance sector pressed for credible transition plans at COP27, as more warn on greenwashing

Finance sector pressed for credible transition plans at COP27, as more warn on greenwashing

The World Leaders Summit is now over. The rest of the COP27 proceedings are based around days themed on key negotiation topics, starting with finance. [...]
While the world talks coal and climate in Egypt, companies need to think beyond the rhetoric

While the world talks coal and climate in Egypt, companies need to think beyond the rhetoric

As South Africa’s energy crisis persists, stirring national frustration and rattling business owners, Eskom has announced its plan to spend a whopping [...]
Transition from fossil to renewable fuels must be balanced, says Africa Energy Chamber

Transition from fossil to renewable fuels must be balanced, says Africa Energy Chamber

Vilifying fossil fuels seems to come easily to many people these days. That includes UN Secretary General António Guterres, who recently associated th [...]
Insurance has key role to play as COP27 summit thrashes out difficult issues

Insurance has key role to play as COP27 summit thrashes out difficult issues

The first of two days of the World Leaders Summit at COP27 was marked with dramatic – at times bleak – warnings. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General o [...]
Climate change costing Africa 15% of GDP every year

Climate change costing Africa 15% of GDP every year

Africa loses as much as 15% of its GDP per capita, every year, due to the impact of climate change. The socioeconomic and environmental damage of drou [...]
In conversation: How is insurance impacting shipping and trade with Russia?

In conversation: How is insurance impacting shipping and trade with Russia?

  LB: Bruno, can you tell us what insurance is needed for the export of oil in a tanker from Russia? And please be as simple as possible a [...]
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