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Michel Lies IDF

IDF’s Liès: COP27 shows insurance to be a driver of systemic change


The projects launched by the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) over the course of the COP27 meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh demonstrate the ability of the industry to influence systemic change through cross-sector collaboration, according to chairman Michel Liès.


COP27 takes step forward on resilience drive but emissions progress stalls


COP27 was billed as the Implementation COP, the climate conference where we finally move from talk to action.

African Risk Capacity, CCRIF SPC and Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company

Three global risk pools sign advocacy MoU on parametric insurance model development


A coalition of three global risk pools signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the COP27 meeting last week to formalise the creation of a framework for collaboration across advocacy, product development and capacity building.

Ricardo Lara

California unveils Sustainable Insurance Roadmap as state regulator vows to keep cover “available and affordable”


California’s insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara has unveiled a “Sustainable Insurance Roadmap” that he says will mark a strategic shift in the way the state’s insurance market works to address climate-related challenges.

Global Risk Modelling Alliance

Global Risk Modelling Alliance selects Pakistan as first partner country


The industry-backed Global Risk Modelling Alliance (GRMA) has been selected as a key resource for the G7’s Global Shield initiative, with the alliance also securing an additional €10mn in funding from the German government.

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