• Lloyd's pledges sustainability guidance by end of the year

    22 September 2023

    Lloyd's of London has said it aims to unveil guidance on embedding environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into underwriting and investments by the end of this year.

  • £250m private impact fund launched by Lloyd's

    14 April 2023

    Insurance company Lloyd's has launched a private impact fund which will invest in climate mitigation, adaptation, circular economy and social inclusion.

  • Coal business resorts to "haphazard coalition" of insurers as giants retract

    10 June 2022

    Financiers and governments at risk if they accept inexperienced underwriters, says Insure Our Future

  • Swiss Re: Lloyd's Lab entry will target private market ESG data issues

    29 April 2022

    Swiss Re has vowed to address insurers' problems with sourcing environmental, social and governance (ESG) data from private companies, via a venture that has gained entry into Lloyd's of London's insurtech accelerator programme.

  • Hurricane Dorian 'could cost insurers $25bn'

    03 September 2019

    The insured losses from Hurricane Dorian could exceed $25 billion, it was claimed.

  • Lloyd's syndicates go green in latest annual reports

    08 April 2019

    Several syndicates in the Lloyd's of London insurance market have used their latest annual reports to highlight the dangers of climate change and how they incorporate it into their risk management practices.

  • Severe natural catastrophes in 2017 leave Europe's non-life insurers nursing losses

    06 September 2018

    Last year's spate of severe natural catastrophes caused Europe's non-life insurers cumulatively to make a loss from covering property damage.

  • 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.

  • Hannover Re is latest insurer to 'exit coal'

    20 June 2018

    Hannover Re is set to become the latest reinsurer to sell some of its coal-related investments.

  • The beginning of the end for coal investment and underwriting

    30 April 2018

    Insurers have made efforts to disengage themselves from the coal industry on both sides of the balance sheet, but climate activists say they could do more. Cintia Cheong and Nick Roumpis examine the latest developments