It has never been more apparent that (re)insurers around the world are displaying a deeper interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
Increasing scrutiny of insurer attitudes towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors means carriers are now expected to address these concerns within underwriting as well as investment decisions.
In the latest broadcast from The Insurer TV’s monthly flagship analysis programme, industry observers stress that regulators will drive the agenda on how the industry addresses ESG, with the US tipped to make progress on catching up to Europe on climate change regulation in 2021.
Effectively plugging into the growing environmental, social and governance (ESG) investor community can provide (re)insurers with enhanced access to capital at a lower cost, according to Twelve Capital’s analytics head Marcus Rivaldi.
Insurers which have yet to embrace environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in their investment and underwriting decisions have been handed a stark warning in the latest broadcast from The Insurer TV – your reputation will be at stake if you don’t acknowledge the need for action.
Welcome to the February 2021 edition of Prospective – The Insurer TV’s flagship analysis programme that each month takes a forensic look at the key trends and challenges affecting the global (re)insurance industry.
An estimated $23bn of new capital entered the (re)insurance sector ahead of the 1 January renewals and, according to commentators in the latest episode of The Insurer TV’s flagship analysis programme, this new capital played an important role in helping get “the last 5 percent” of placements cleared.
The group chief executive of Ascot, Andrew Brooks, has raised concerns over whether the industry is facing up to the full potential impact from Covid-19.
As we moved into 2021, reinsurers and buyers came together to deliver an orderly 1 January which will likely set the scene for upcoming renewals.
In the latest The Insurer TV flagship analysis programme, we examine the recent 1.1 renewals and interpret what the outcome means for the year ahead.
As capital continues to be drawn to the opportunity of improved pricing conditions across (re)insurance, the emerging Class of 2020 is expected to bring both long term and committed solutions to brokers and cedents, according to Guy Carpenter’s global head of distribution Lara Mowery.