Paul Walsh

Articles by Paul Walsh

  • Nature risks 'neglected' in insurer underwriting

    06 September 2022

    Nature-related risks are being neglected in the insurance sector's underwriting activities due to a lack of awareness and understanding, a report has said.

  • WTW acquires Butterwire to boost climate risk analytics

    12 July 2022
  • Munich Re joins WTW's expanded coral reef protection venture

    06 July 2022

    Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has expanded its endangered coral reef protection programme and appointed Munich Re as an additional insurance capacity provider.

  • Insurers behind the curve on climate resiliency

    17 May 2022

    Capgemini says only 8% surveyed insurers on course to achieve climate resiliency

  • Swiss Re: Lloyd's Lab entry will target private market ESG data issues

    29 April 2022

    Swiss Re has vowed to address insurers' problems with sourcing environmental, social and governance (ESG) data from private companies, via a venture that has gained entry into Lloyd's of London's insurtech accelerator programme.

  • Marine insurers back principles to decarbonise shipping

    17 December 2021

    Swiss Re and Scor are among the major players involved in the venture

  • Eiopa launches impact underwriting pilot study

    07 December 2021

    The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) has launched a pilot exercise on impact underwriting in a bid to "seek out best practices in offering climate resilience insurance products" and incentivise climate adaptation.

  • Environmentalists highlight shortfalls in Allianz's climate targets

    18 January 2021

    Calling on divestment from polluting companies and greater details on engagement strategy

  • RMS predicts up to $15bn of US insured losses from Laura

    07 September 2020

    Total US insured losses from hurricane Laura, which caused widespread damage to parts of the US Gulf Coast in August, could reach $15 billion, RMS has predicted.

  • RMS estimates insured losses of up to $5bn from Isaias

    17 August 2020

    RMS, a specialist risk modelling firm, has predicted that total insured losses from hurricane Isaias, which swept through the Caribbean and the US east coast earlier this month, will range between $3 billion and $5 billion.