Insurance Risk & Capital Americas 2023: Climate change already making some perils 'uninsurable'
Climate change has been named as one of the biggest headwinds facing the insurance industry by a panel of risk experts, with its effects already making some perils uninsurable.
Insurance Risk and Capital Americas 2023: US anti-ESG backlash is 'political risk', insurers say
US politicians have hijacked the ESG debate, making the job of insurers to manage their climate risk much more difficult, according to panellists at the Insurance Risk and Capital Americas 2023 conference.
AXA IM appoints head of listed impact equity
Can COP28 turn the tide?
With 100 days until COP28 in Dubai, can the summit reassure investors that the slide into climate catastrophe can be stopped, asks Peter Cripps
With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?
After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand
Axa: €1bn invested in one of our portfolios degrades biodiversity in area ¾ the size of Paris
Investing €1 billion in one of Axa Group's portfolios had an impact on biodiversity equivalent to degrading a pristine area "three quarters the area of Paris", the insurer said, based on a modelling exercise.
Axa sets decarbonisation targets for P&C portfolios
Axa has announced new decarbonisation targets for both its insurance and investment portfolios, as well as publishing its 2023 climate and biodiversity report.