• Chubb: we have "no control" over insureds' emissions

    17 May 2023

    Chubb's board of directors has said it has no control over its insureds' emissions and no basis to know how any change in its underwriting or investment activity would reduce such emissions.

  • Chubb sets up global climate business unit

    05 January 2023
  • New York State Retirement Fund supports proposal to stop underwriting fossil fuels

    27 April 2022

    The New York State comptroller has pledged to support of shareholder proposals that ask three insurance companies to stop underwriting new fossil fuel supplies.

  • US insurers still behind Europeans on climate scorecard

    04 November 2021

    Insure Our Future identifies major climate and fossil fuel laggards

  • QBE joins UN Global Compact

    29 September 2020

    Australia's QBE Insurance Group (QBE) has become a signatory of the UN Global Compact.

  • Insurers' oil and gas activities to be next under spotlight

    18 June 2020

    Re/insurers around the world should limit their support for oil and gas projects and have until mid-September to explain the measures they are taking to reduce exposure to the sector, according to environmental NGOs.

  • What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

    15 January 2020

    The year ahead could see new insurers join the industry's shift away from coal, says Peter Bosshard.

  • Fossil fuel exclusion proves a slow burn for US insurers

    07 October 2019

    US insurers say they are ready to stop investing in climate-harming coal. But only one has divested from the fossil fuel to date. Could Chubb’s move be the start of a wider transition by US insurers away from fossil fuels or is it empty talk? Sarfraz Thind reports.

  • Major US insurer stops investing in or insuring coal

    09 August 2019

    Chubb's decision reflects the increasing risks in the coal sector as a result of efforts to tackle climate change, argues Dave Jones

  • Chubb's coal exclusion policy to impact at least $10m of assets

    01 July 2019

    US insurer Chubb has announced it will not make new debt or equity investments in companies that generate more than 30% of their revenues from thermal coal mining or that generate more than 30% of their energy production from coal.