• Major US insurer stops investing in or insuring coal

    09 August 2019

    Chubb's decision reflects the increasing risks in the coal sector as a result of efforts to tackle climate change, argues Dave Jones

  • California's new insurance regulator echoes Dave Jones on climate issues

    08 January 2019

    California's new insurance commissioner has followed in the footsteps of his predecessor Dave Jones, by linking the state's recent forest fires to "the threat of climate change".

  • California survey reveals rise in insurers divesting from thermal coal

    30 November 2018

    Californian insurers’ coal policies aligned with counterparts in Europe

  • Free climate scenario tool launched

    03 September 2018

    A free-to-use online tool has been launched to help investors identify climate transitions risks in equity and fixed income portfolios over multiple future scenarios.

  • Will insurers keep up with the Jones?

    20 August 2018

    California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has been threatened with US lawsuits for his efforts to act on climate-related risks. Undeterred, he hopes his work can now drive international action, he tells Michael Hurley

  • California conducts US insurance investment climate risk study

    09 May 2018

    California's insurance commissioner Dave Jones has conducted a state-wide climate risk analysis of insurance companies' investments in fossil-fuels, making it the first US financial regulator to carry out this kind of test.

  • Insurance supervisors support climate risk disclosure guidance

    25 July 2017

    Insurance supervisors and regulators in 16 jurisdictions have welcomed guidance on climate change risk disclosure developed by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Lawsuit threats will not deter Californian commissioner on coal divestment

    22 June 2017

    Commissioner Dave Jones reveals the number of legal-action threats received since he launched a Climate Risk Carbon Initiative

  • Californian insurers' $521bn in fossil fuel assets revealed

    24 January 2017

    Insurers operating in California have $521bn invested in fossil fuel-related securities, according to the state's insurance commissioner Dave Jones.