Berkshire climate

Glass Lewis adds to calls for Berkshire Hathaway climate disclosures

2021-04-13T13:51:00+01:00

Proxy advisor Glass Lewis has recommended Berkshire Hathaway shareholders vote against re-electing independent director Tom Murphy – a member of Berkshire Hathaway’s audit committee – due to the company’s lack of disclosure on climate change risks.

BMA

BMA increases ESG focus with climate risk supervisory team

2021-04-13T11:57:00+01:00

Bermuda’s financial services regulator has said it will step up its climate risk supervisory efforts through the formation of a dedicated team comprising climate experts from across its operations.

Clyde climate

Clyde & Co: Climate disclosure standards converging around TCFD framework

2021-04-13T10:45:00+01:00

International standards on climate-related disclosure are increasingly converging around the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework, according to Clyde & Co.

Climate change

Insurers to face mandatory climate disclosures in New Zealand

2021-04-13T15:17:00+01:00

Insurers in New Zealand with more than NZ$1bn ($703mn) in total assets under management will be required to make mandatory disclosures on climate-related risks to their business under a bill introduced to the country’s parliament.

Liberty PRI coal

Liberty facing pressure to exit UNPRI over Australian coal mine plans

2021-04-12T09:21:00+01:00

Liberty Mutual could be delisted from the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) over plans by one of the carrier’s subsidiaries to develop a coal mine in Queensland, according to reports.

The ESG interview

Christian Mumenthaler ESG

The ESG Interview: Christian Mumenthaler on Swiss Re’s sustainability journey

2021-04-06T10:25:00+01:00

Swiss Re’s CEO answers our questions on how the reinsurer is addressing sustainability issues and outlines its key messages on climate ahead of this November’s planned COP26 meeting in Glasgow.

The Insurer TV

Neil Eckert Conduit

Conduit Re to offset footprint in “zero carbon” push

2021-04-06T10:24:00+01:00

Start-up reinsurer Conduit Re will offset its carbon footprint as part of its plan to be a “zero carbon” entity, executive chairman Neil Eckert has revealed in an interview with The Insurer TV.

Case study

Marsh McLennan diversity and inclusion

Marsh McLennan’s approach to integrating D&I into its people strategy

2021-04-06T10:38:00+01:00

Creating a vibrant and inclusive culture is now a critical component of a company’s ESG objectives.

The ESG tracker

ESG tracker

The ESG Tracker: Looking back at Q1

2021-04-06T10:23:00+01:00

The first quarter of 2021 has seen several companies across the industry ramp up their ESG initiatives.