• ZZR unwind continues at German life insurers on higher rates

    29 May 2024

    "Relief of burden" felt by country's life insurers in shrinking ZZR

  • Insurers get FIT after ditching the NZIA

    25 April 2024

    From the ashes of the NZIA, a new Forum for Insurance Transition to Net Zero (FIT) has emerged, promising to lead the industry's climate agenda. FIT chair Butch Bacani talks to Joshua Geer about the forum's mission and objectives

  • UN kills off NZIA and launches multi-stakeholder forum for net zero

    25 April 2024

    Insurers, regulators, academics, civil society and lawyers make up the new group

  • German insurers predict premiums could double without action on climate risk

    16 January 2024

    Head of German trade body explains what has to be done to address the hazard

  • 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