• Don't regulate us on climate change, say insurers

    27 July 2018

    Watchdogs should not create a separate sphere of rules for insurers to combat the risks of climate change, underwriters have told the peak global supervisory association.

  • Insurers' strategic responses to climate change

    11 April 2017

    The third and final part of this series of features about the insurance sector looks at group level responses to climate change. Peter Cripps reports

  • Investing in a changing climate

    06 December 2016

    Insurers are increasingly factoring climate change into their investment decisions. But they are only at the start of a long learning process, finds Peter Cripps. This is the second part of a three-part series on how insurers are dealing with climate change

  • Climate Bonds Initiative to revamp its standards

    17 July 2015

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is set to relaunch its green bond standards in a move it claims will boost investor confidence in the market.

  • Bioenergy standards proposed

    25 March 2015

    Bioenergy standards for projects eligible for funding from green bonds have been released, and cover social impacts as well as environmental ones.

  • Insurers say their climate-friendly investments will reach $84bn next year

    24 September 2014

    Insurance companies will double their climate-friendly investments to $84 billion by the end of next year, according to two leading industry associations.