• It's time for the insurance industry to lead on climate action

    28 November 2023

    As the Geneva Association celebrates its 50th anniversary, the world's insurance companies must heed their own warnings and move into the vanguard of corporate climate action, writes Peter Bosshard

  • NZIA ditches all emissions targets for insurers

    06 July 2023

    The Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) has scrapped all requirements for member firms to set and publish emissions reduction targets following a mass exodus of members in recent months.

  • Assessing the departures from the Net Zero Insurance Alliance

    09 May 2023

    Antitrust concerns are being used as a political cudgel by the fossil fuel industry and its political servants in the US, writes Peter Bosshard

  • Zurich follows Munich Re in withdrawing from the NZIA

    05 April 2023

    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.

  • Insurers' 'failed' climate engagement strategy draws new demands from campaigners

    28 March 2023

    Insurers' climate engagement strategies are failing as major oil and gas producers show no sign of adopting credible net-zero pathways, according to climate campaigners.

  • Coal business resorts to "haphazard coalition" of insurers as giants retract

    10 June 2022

    Financiers and governments at risk if they accept inexperienced underwriters, says Insure Our Future

  • Climate coalition calls on insurers to sever ties with Russian fossil fuels

    04 March 2022

    Higher energy costs "are the price we pay" for dependence on fossil fuel imports

  • Engagement should not be an excuse for inaction on climate change

    04 January 2022

    Insurance companies need to show progress in their climate dialogue or stop underwriting oil and gas production, writes Peter Bosshard

  • Axa's oil & gas policy 'important first step' for insurance industry

    02 November 2021

    Insurance giant Axa's publication of an updated oil & gas exclusions policy is "an important first" for the industry...

  • BHP criticised as confirms oil and gas exit with Woodside deal

    17 August 2021

    Pressure has been building on BHP to exit its fossil fuel assets, but its proposed deal to shift its oil and gas assets to Woodside has been criticised - and considered 'disastrous' for Woodside shareholders and the environment. Ahren Lester reports