Don't regulate us on climate change, say insurers
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
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
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
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
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
Insurance companies will double their climate-friendly investments to $84 billion by the end of next year, according to two leading industry associations.