July saw the launch of several initiatives by companies looking to step up their ESG credentials. A selection of the most notable announcements are collated below
African Risk Capacity has become the first African insurance sector firm to join the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, a group of more than 49 institutional investors committed to transitioning their investment portfolios to net zero by 2050.
Axa XL has named Andy MacFarlane to the newly created role of head of climate as the company seeks to accelerate its sustainability efforts.
Governments and business leaders will need to show forward thinking to create a more stable and sustainable future, writes Jérôme Haegeli.
In the absence of the annual market gatherings that typically take place at this time of year, The Insurer’s #ReinsuranceMonth has sought to facilitate debate and discussion around critical industry issues throughout the month of September.
Catastrophic risks associated with climate change will remain largely uninsurable unless the private (re)insurance market forges long-term partnerships with the public sector, according to Wharton School professor Howard Kunreuther.
With this November’s COP26 talks now less than three months away, the P C industry is continuing to debate and formulate the role it should play in helping meet some of the challenges posed by climate change.
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