• QBE warns climate change may make insurance premiums unaffordable

    19 February 2020

    Australian firm QBE Insurance has reported climate change could result in premiums becoming "unaffordable" for some customers, as it begins counting the cost of recent natural disasters in its home market.

  • Suncorp best-placed insurer to ride out APAC climate risk, Sustainalytics says

    31 January 2019

    Suncorp has been identified by Sustainalytics as the best-positioned property and casualty insurers to ride out climate risks in the volatile Asia-Pacific region.

  • QBE commits A$100m to impact investing

    22 May 2018

    QBE Insurance Australia, the domestic arm of Australia-based underwriter QBE, is to invest A$100 million ($75.2 million) to impact investing globally, via instruments such as green and social impact bonds.

  • Q&A with Paul Byrne on QBE Insurance's inaugural green bond

    20 April 2017

    QBE Insurance Group is gearing up to issue the sector's first green bond, Paul Byrne its group treasurer speaks to Environmental Finance exclusively

  • First green bond from an insurer is launched

    19 April 2017

    The first green bond from an insurance company has hit the market. Its proceeds will be used to finance and refinance a green bond portfolio.

  • Green bonds round up, 22 March 2017

    22 March 2017

    French rail operator SNCF Reseau is gearing up to issue its second green bond.

  • World Bank launches first green bond in Australia

    16 April 2014

    The World Bank has today launched its first green bond on the Australian market, raising AU$300 million ($281 million).