Report reveals top insurers of US coal
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.
With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?
After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand
Eiopa launches free app to help with physical climate risk modelling
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) has launched free software in a bid to help bring climate and natural catastrophe modelling to a wider range of users.
Zurich follows Munich Re in withdrawing from the NZIA
Zurich has become the second founding member to withdraw from the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) only days after Munich Re's departure from the alliance.
Zurich excludes five fossil-fuel companies with non-credible transition plans
Zurich has excluded five companies from its investment and underwriting activities as it no longer considered their "progress against transition plans to be credible".
UK's FCA appoints ESG advisory committee
Desiree Fixler is among six members of an advisory committee on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to have been appointed by the UK's financial services regulator.
Zurich commits to 5% of portfolio in impact investing by 2025
Zurich Insurance has pledged to increase its impact investment from 3% of its portfolio to 5% over the next three years, a sister publication of Environmental Finance has learnt.
ESG rating changes have 'substantial, long-term' effect on stock returns
Changes in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings of a firm can have "long-lasting effects" on stock returns, according to academic research.