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Will insurers keep up with the Jones?

Will insurers keep up with the Jones?

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has been threatened with US lawsuits for his efforts to act on climate-related risks. Undeterred, he hopes his work can now drive international action, he tells Michael Hurley

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Channelling capital into forest conservation

Channelling capital into forest conservation

A significant increase in the level of private finance being channelled into forest conservation is required in order to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement, a roundtable organised by Environmental Finance and Finance for Forests heard. Michael Hurley reports

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How to insure a warming world

How to insure a warming world

What effect will climate change have on the insurance industry, and what can insurers do to mitigate climate risk? Participants in part two of this roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS discuss the strategic transformations that are needed, and the influence of voluntary and regulatory initiatives on this process

Climate change increases cost of debt for developing countries

Climate change increases cost of debt for developing countries

The intensification of climate risks and the degree to which they are accurately priced by financial markets are of increasing concern to global economic stability. However, as awareness around those risks has risen over the last years, there is still a long way to go to consistently measure and monitor their costs, which can result in substantial gains or losses for institutional investors. Vincent Huck reports

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Insurance & Climate Risk Americas

Discuss the disruptive cascade effect of physical environmental risks and their impact on insurance risk as well as the threats and opportunities for investments

Green Bonds Americas 2018

Green Bonds Americas 2018

Join the original green bond event for issuers and investors to discuss the drivers behind the green bond boom and how to ensure sustainable growth as the market matures

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GIG makes first Asian acquisition

The UK's Green Investment Group (GIG) has made its first acquisition in the Asian renewables market with the purchase of a portfolio of solar energy assets from Conergy.

Impact investing or impact washing?

Impact investing or impact washing?

Insurers say they can find financial value in ESG investing, but they have to be wise to investments that don't deliver on their stated goals. And while ESG can mean different things to different stakeholders, a push for standardisation is not always welcome, according to panellists at Insurance Asset Risk's 2018 EMEA conference. Vincent Huck reports

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