• People Moves: Wheb, PwC, Moody's, Mainstream, Varma, FTSE Russell

    08 September 2017

    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

    07 September 2017

    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

    31 August 2017

    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

    14 June 2017

    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

    11 April 2017

    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?

    27 February 2017

    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

    06 December 2016

    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

    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.

  • Zurich blasts past $1bn green bond milestone

    10 August 2016

    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?

    26 February 2016

    Are the occasional pieces of evidence that green bonds price differently to their mainstream equivalents a sign of things to come, asks Hamza Ali