Insurers must pick targets for contributing to Sustainable Development Goals

Experts warned looking at the "big picture" of the SDGs will achieve little


IFC taps six insurers for $2bn credit insurance facility

It will allow the IFC to expand lending to emerging market financial institutions


A capital management toolkit for life re/insurers

Paul Fulcher and Luca Tres describe the pros and cons of 10 techniques and solutions available to European life insurers under Solvency II to help manage capital


Aon launches climate and weather risk initiative

Risk analytics and product structuring on the agenda for broker


Philippines government cedes cat risks to global reinsurers

The new initiative provides the country with $206m in coverage from typhoons and earthquakes


Pandemic risk transferred in $425m World Bank bond and swap deal

Insurance solution created for developing countries in response to Ebola crisis


World Bank in debut cat bond issuance

Covers Caribbean quake and cyclone risks


Insurers raise the heat on weather derivatives

Rain or shine, the past year has seen a host of insurers jumping into the weather derivatives markets. Weather risks offer significant synergies with existing business lines and deal flow is on the up. Sarfraz Thind reports


Zurich to invest $1bn in green bonds

Climate projects can be supported without sacrificing returns, insurer says


FSB urges US to pursue federal regulation

State-based system leads to inconsistent supervision