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  • UK banks, insurers told by regulator to improve climate accounting processes

    29 September 2023

    UK banks and insurers have been urged by their regulator to "establish clear plans and timeframes for developing climate accounting capabilities", as it reminded them of expectations to measure and manage climate risks.

  • UK regulators propose rules on diversity and inclusion

    26 September 2023

    The UK's financial regulators have issued consultations on improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) in financial industries, an issue that is "important to governance and firm-wide culture" and supporting effective risk management.

  • Bank of England should model financial impact of acute physical risks, regulator says

    25 September 2023

    The Bank of England should test the impact on the country's financial system of a "very large climate event", the head of the Bank's Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has said.

  • Regulators consider capital for climate risk

    16 December 2022

    Insurance regulators are keen to ensure their prudential frameworks properly incorporate climate risk. But whether this should be reflected in capital requirements is proving a difficult question to answer, as Christopher Cundy reports

  • UK regulator warns financials they face climate risk supervisory escalation

    24 October 2022

    Banks and insurers have been warned by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) they face an escalation in supervisory pressure if they fail to address climate-related financial risk appropriately.

  • Insurers taking concrete steps in better climate practices, says UK regulator

    21 October 2022

    Sam Woods letter highlights risk management as key area, but work remains to be done

  • We have an open mind on capital for climate risk, says UK regulator

    20 October 2022

    Sam Woods introduces Bank of England's conference on the topic