• Lloyd's chief asked why insurers "rolled over so easily" on NZIA

    07 September 2023

    John Neal explains why the market decided to leave the alliance

  • With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?

    16 August 2023

    After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand

  • NZIA ditches all emissions targets for insurers

    06 July 2023

    The alliance's target setting protocol will now act as a voluntary best practice guide

  • Staffing risks hit multi-year peak at German insurers

    26 May 2023

    Worries over skills shortages and labour costs sit at 13-year highs, DIHK survey finds

  • Provinzial regains P&C profitability after Bernd's wreckage in 2021

    25 May 2023

    German insurer's life sales slow in tough markets

  • German life firms unwind €4bn from €92bn ZZR in 2022

    10 May 2023

    BaFin's Frank Grund reminds them policyholders must benefit

  • Climate alliances crumbled by anti-woke politics

    01 May 2023

    The unravelling of the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance owes a lot to right-wing US politics, where ESG and climate action is seen as a threat to business, as Sarfraz Thind discovers

  • COMMENT: The NZIA hits the antitrust minefield

    05 April 2023

    Christopher Cundy considers the fate of the insurance sector's leading initiative on net-zero emissions

  • German natcat reinsurance rates double since 2021

    16 March 2023

    Regional public-sector insurers hit hardest, Fitch estimates

  • NZIA launches net-zero Target-Setting Protocol

    17 January 2023

    But it is criticised as opening the door to corporate greenwashing