• New York State Retirement Fund supports proposal to stop underwriting fossil fuels

    27 April 2022

    The New York State comptroller has pledged to support of shareholder proposals that ask three insurance companies to stop underwriting new fossil fuel supplies.

  • US insurers still behind Europeans on climate scorecard

    04 November 2021

    Insure Our Future identifies major climate and fossil fuel laggards

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • US insurers 'turning blind eye to climate change'

    21 October 2016

    Many US insurers are still turning a blind eye to climate change, with less than 20% attaining high scores for their climate risk reporting, a study has warned.

  • Firelight buys stakes in four Canadian wind projects

    16 June 2014

    Firelight Infrastructure Partners has borrowed CA$57 million ($52 million) to acquire stakes in four onshore wind projects in Canada.