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.
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
Could Axa’s decision this week to stop underwriting coal projects be copied by the rest of the insurance sector, asks Peter Bosshard
QBE Insurance Group is gearing up to issue the sector's first green bond, Paul Byrne its group treasurer speaks to Environmental Finance exclusively
Jessica Ground, global head of stewardship at Schroders, argues that insurers are a natural fit for ESG investing.
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