The group's chief investment officer, Guido Fürer, explains why he feels that adopting the ESG benchmarks has been the most meaningful and strategic step in its journey to integrate ESG considerations
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
Divesting from coal companies while continuing to underwrite them is a 'blind spot' of insurers' climate policies, according to campaigners. Cintia Cheong investigates what four insurers are doing about it
Rory Sullivan and Mark Gough call for feedback on draft guidance which aims to help identify, measure and value natural capital within banking, investment and insurance activities
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.
Could Axa’s decision this week to stop underwriting coal projects be copied by the rest of the insurance sector, asks Peter Bosshard