• Insurance Europe cautions establishing green bond standard before finalising EU Taxonomy

    08 October 2020

    Proposed standard will facilitate investors' trust in the green bond market, lobby group said

  • Focus more on adaptation, Insurance Europe says

    28 August 2020

    European re/insurers believe that even if radical measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were adopted, it would no longer be enough to mitigate climate change.

  • European insurers demand more sustainable investments

    21 July 2020

    Insurance Europe, which represents most of the continent's insurance industry, has reiterated calls for the European Commission to increase the supply of suitable sustainable investments. It also called for increased access to environmental, social and governance (ESG) data, and asked the Commission to ensure proportionate ESG rules.

  • Keep TCFD recommendations voluntary, says Insurance Europe

    07 February 2020

    Lobby group responds to IAIS climate disclosure paper

  • EU's sustainability taxonomy 'should not meddle with Solvency II capital requirements'

    28 August 2018

    Solvency II capital requirements should be used to measure and capture risks and not as a base to artificially create incentives or disincentives to investing, Europe's insurance lobbying group has said.

  • Surviving climate change needs adaptation as much as insurance

    07 March 2018

    EU insurers warn of overreliance on government post-disaster funding

  • HLEG calls for increased climate risk disclosure by insurers

    31 January 2018

    Greater disclosure and analysis of climate risk by insurers, as well as Solvency II reforms, are among the suggestions in HLEG's final report which aim to make Europe's finance sector more sustainable.