• Emerging economies face increasing risk of flooding and waterborne diseases

    05 February 2024
  • 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

  • Tokio Marine joins Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

    19 January 2022

    Physical risks from warming a "prudential issue" for Asia's regulators, says Japan's FSA

  • Tokio Marine plans ¥100bn of divestments

    30 November 2021

    Japanese insurer Tokio Marine will divest at least ¥100 billion ($884 million) of equities, including in fossil fuel firms, by its 2023 reporting year as part of its commitment to sustainability.

  • Climate reporting 'more onerous for insurers than Solvency II'

    02 December 2020

    And "numbers on physical risk too scary to disclose" ICR's audience told

  • Tokio Marine drops support for coal

    29 September 2020

    Tokio Marine has become the second Japanese insurer to limit its backing for coal.

  • Sompo is first Japanese insurer to introduce restrictions on coal

    23 September 2020

    Sompo has become the first Japanese insurer to introduce restrictions on its involvement with coal, although environmentalists argued its policy comes with "significant loopholes".

  • Insurers' oil and gas activities to be next under spotlight

    18 June 2020

    Re/insurers around the world should limit their support for oil and gas projects and have until mid-September to explain the measures they are taking to reduce exposure to the sector, according to environmental NGOs.

  • Insurance, pandemics and climate change

    10 April 2020

    Insurers have long been aware of the risks of a global pandemic, but have failed to act. They mustn't make the same mistake on climate change, Peter Bosshard writes

  • What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

    15 January 2020

    The year ahead could see new insurers join the industry's shift away from coal, says Peter Bosshard.