Munich Re joins WTW's expanded coral reef protection venture
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has expanded its endangered coral reef protection programme and appointed Munich Re as an additional insurance capacity provider.
'Game-changing' parametric insurance deal for Belize blue bond
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has designed the first sovereign debt insurance 'catastrophe wrapper' for the recent 'blue' bond issued by Belize, describing the parametric insurance deal as a "game changer" for coastal nations for building economic and environmental resilience.
What we're talking about when we talk about resilience
Focus on investment in climate mitigation has left the world unprepared for the devastating effects of climate change - but adaptation is rising up the COP agenda, writes Diana Fox Carney
Willis Towers Watson hopes $1bn will track new climate transition index
Willis Towers Watson and Qontigo have launched an index that quantifies the impact of transitioning to a low-carbon economy
People Moves 17th September: SEC, CACIB, MSCI and 16 more
Willis Towers Watson hires Mathys-Graaff
EU SFDR 'a tailwind for ILS funds', says Willis
The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has helped some insurance-linked security (ILS) funds attract more capital from investors, according to Willis Securities, but headwinds could emerge without a clear consensus on appropriate disclosures for these specialised funds
ESG 'rapidly evolving' in cat bond market despite lack of deals
Willis Re Securities' Quentin Perrot tells Ahren Lester that 2021 could finally see the emergence of ESG-labelled cat bonds, as the insurance-linked security market increasingly takes its potential seriously