• Climate change increases cost of debt for developing countries

    06 August 2018

    The intensification of climate risks and the degree to which they are accurately priced by financial markets are of increasing concern to global economic stability. However, as awareness around those risks has risen over the last years, there is still a long way to go to consistently measure and monitor their costs, which can result in substantial gains or losses for institutional investors. Vincent Huck reports

  • People Moves: New York State Common Retirement Fund, 2° Investing Initiative, MSCI and ClimateWise

    27 July 2018

    Anastasia Titarchuk has been announced as interim CIO of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, replacing Vicki Fuller who will retire next week after six years of service.

  • Investors offered tool to model low-carbon transition risk

    08 June 2018

    A modelling tool to help investors and regulators assess how the transition to a low-carbon economy will impact the financial performance of infrastructure investments, has been launched by the ClimateWise Insurance Advisory Council.

  • 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

  • Premiums 4 Good: redefining the role of insurance in society

    07 February 2017

    An initiative from QBE allows the insurer's customers to opt to have up to 25% of their premiums invested responsibly. Tom Herbstein and Andrew Voysey explain why the initiative is an important development

  • Protection gap for climate change risks grows to $100bn

    07 December 2016

    Climate change related risks have dramatically reduced insurers' ability to underwrite certain assets, a report has found.

  • 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.