People Moves: Wheb, PwC, Moody's, Mainstream, Varma, FTSE Russell
Ingrid Holmes has joined asset manager Wheb's independent advisory committee to review the holdings in Wheb's investments funds.
Zurich promotes Köb to lead insurer's responsible investment
Zurich's head of responsible investment Manuel Lewin has been promoted to become the Swiss insurer's head of risk strategy, and will be replaced by Johanna Köb.
Zurich completes $2bn green bond mandate
Zurich Insurance Company has fulfilled its pledge to buy $2 billion of green bonds - some three-and-a-half years after announcing the target.
GBPs issues Social Bond Principles and guidelines for sustainability bonds
A set of Social Bond Principles (SBP) has been published to promote transparency and integrity in the growing market for 'social bonds'. Guidelines covering 'sustainability bonds' have also been issued by the Green Bond Principles (GBP).
Insurers' strategic responses to climate change
The third and final part of this series of features about the insurance sector looks at group level responses to climate change. Peter Cripps reports
Insurers and ESG investment: the bleeding edge?
Responsible investing is increasingly mentioned in the investment process, and insurers certainly wear their ESG principles as a badge of honour. But, despite the talk, does ESG really influence investment policy? Sarfraz Thind reports
Investing in a changing climate
Insurers are increasingly factoring climate change into their investment decisions. But they are only at the start of a long learning process, finds Peter Cripps. This is the second part of a three-part series on how insurers are dealing with climate change
Insuring in a changing climate
A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.
Zurich blasts past $1bn green bond milestone
Zurich's holdings of green bonds have broken through the $1 billion barrier, the insurer has revealed.
Are investors beginning to pay up for green bonds?
Are the occasional pieces of evidence that green bonds price differently to their mainstream equivalents a sign of things to come, asks Hamza Ali