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Insurance and investment

Zurich's CIO explains the importance of ESG

Urban Angehrn oversees Zurich Insurance Group’s $190 billion asset book. With no pure asset management business in the group, he talks to Asa Gibson about how responsible investment fits in with its asset management selection process.

Insuring in a changing climate

A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.

Investing in a changing climate

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

Insurers and ESG investment: the bleeding edge?

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