Ascot, Argo and Tierra

Ascot and Argo partner with Tierra on green credit insurance offering

2021-05-12T08:39:00+01:00

Ascot and Argo are providing up to $40mn of combined capacity to Tierra Underwriting Limited to write credit insurance in support of green project finance transactions.

Nicolas Aubert

WTW’s Aubert: sector must lead economic transition to low carbon

2021-05-11T13:57:00+01:00

The global (re)insurance sector must take a more proactive leadership role in helping clients and the economies in which they operate transition towards net zero, according to Willis Towers Watson’s Nicolas Aubert.

ESG

PRI: consistency and clarity needed across ESG initiatives

2021-05-11T17:08:00+01:00

More consistency is needed around climate-related disclosures and net zero initiatives, the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has warned.

CSRC ESG

CSRC introduces consultation over strengthened ESG disclosures for listed firms

2021-05-10T10:32:00+01:00

China’s Securities Regulatory Commission has launched a consultation over plans to ask listed companies to include separate environmental, social and governance reporting within annual reports.

steve johnston – Suncorp

Suncorp’s Johnston calls for faster action on climate mitigation

2021-05-07T08:21:00+01:00

Suncorp group CEO Steve Johnston has called for the Australian insurance industry and federal government to “act now” and implement resilience and mitigation measures to protect communities against the effects of climate change.

The ESG interview

Dan Glaser

Marsh McLennan’s Glaser – “Change is up to all of us”

2021-05-05T12:19:00+01:00

In this month’s edition of The ESG Insurer we speak to Marsh McLennan president and CEO Dan Glaser on the steps being taken across the broking group to implement its ESG strategy, as well as the important steps the industry needs to take to deliver on sustainability goals

The Insurer TV

Denis Kessler climate change

Scor’s Kessler: “A world without reinsurance is not liveable”

2021-05-05T12:18:00+01:00

Reinsurance is a critical component to “financing welfare”, Scor chairman and CEO Denis Kessler tells The Insurer TV in the latest Leading Voices episode.

Case study

Axa climate school

Axa launches Climate School

2021-05-05T11:59:00+01:00

One of the key questions facing carriers as they place greater focus on their ESG responsibilities is how they can play a broader role in helping drive the sustainable transformation of the economy.

The ESG tracker

Growth investment

The ESG Tracker: April’s key ESG actions and initiatives

2021-05-05T11:56:00+01:00

Several companies took steps towards addressing environmental, social and governance issues during April.