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  • Report reveals top insurers of US coal

    28 September 2023

    Global insurers AIG, Liberty Mutual, Lloyd's of London, Swiss Re and Zurich are among the top insurers of US coal mining, according to findings from Insure Our Future and Public Citizen.

  • 'Uninsurable' assets is 'direction of travel' amid extreme weather

    11 September 2023

    ABN Amro has warned that assets are increasingly becoming "uninsurable" due to the impact of extreme weather caused by climate change, as insurers respond to rising loss risk by hiking premiums and reducing exposure.

  • With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?

    21 August 2023

    After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand

  • Investing for resilience

    23 June 2023

    A stronger commitment to transforming our capital markets has the potential to bring prosperity and stability to billions of people, argue Jerome Haegeli and Bryan Pascoe

  • Swiss Re reduces carbon intensity of corporate bonds and equities by 42%

    16 March 2023

    The carbon intensity of Swiss Re's combined corporate bond and listed equity portfolio decreased by 42% at the end of 2022, compared with the 2018 base year, it reported.

  • Swiss Re says impact insurance could evolve into market 'staple'

    01 August 2022

    Swiss Re, one of the world's largest reinsurers, would "like to see a convergence of impact investing and the insurance industry", commenting that 'impact insurance' helps the impact space attract more traditional investors.

  • Allianz to halt investments in new oil and gas fields

    03 May 2022

    And will require 'net-zero by 2050' commitment from hydrocarbon producers

  • 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.