To coincide with our Insurance & Climate Risk Americas conference, Environmental Finance conducted a Q&A interview with keynote speaker Maurice Tulloch, CEO, international insurance, at Aviva.
A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.
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
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
Peter Cripps asks whether the great Warren Buffett could have been wrong when he said insurers don't need to worry about climate change.
California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has been threatened with US lawsuits for his efforts to act on climate-related risks. Undeterred, he hopes his work can now drive international action, he tells Michael Hurley
Insurers say they can find financial value in ESG investing, but they have to be wise to investments that don't deliver on their stated goals. And while ESG can mean different things to different stakeholders, a push for standardisation is not always welcome, according to panellists at Insurance Asset Risk's 2018 EMEA conference. Vincent Huck reports
While insurers are increasingly aware of environmental risks which might impact both sides of their balance sheet, new research has found that their investment strategies are not in line with the Paris Agreement. The research was published the same week Royal Dutch Shell held its AGM and shareholders, including some large insurers, were asked to vote on a climate resolution. Did they stand up to the test? Paul Walsh and Vincent Huck report