• Insuring in a changing climate

    10 October 2016

    A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.

  • Leading the charge

    05 April 2016

    The historic Paris climate change agreement has underlined what is arguably the biggest challenge faced by financial markets in a generation, says Peter Cripps

  • Climate change to shave 0.5% a year off insurers' capital

    16 November 2015

    Climate change threatens to have a negative impact on the capital position of insurers, by lowering investment income and increasing capital requirements for weather-related claims, Standard & Poor's (S&P) predicts.

  • Climate change of +4°C would be "uninsurable", says Axa chairman

    30 October 2015

    If climate change raises average global temperatures to 4°C above pre-industrial levels, most assets would be uninsurable, Henri de Castries, chairman and CEO of Axa Group told an insurance seminar in Paris.

  • Time to believe in miracles?

    08 July 2015

    Numerous policy announcements and actions from companies are helping to put climate change firmly on the agenda, fuelling hopes of a meaningful climate agreement in Paris in December, says Peter Cripps

  • Quotes of the Quarter

    26 June 2015

    Environmental Finance takes a look back at some of the quotes that defined the second quarter of 2015.

  • Axa divests coal as part of climate plan

    22 May 2015

    Axa threw its weight behind the divestment movement today after it pledged to sell its coal assets by the end of the year.