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  • 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

  • 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

  • Allianz departed NZIA to protect shareholders, says CEO

    10 August 2023

    Giulio Terzariol says climate objectives can be achieved without threat to fiduciary duty

  • 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

  • Aviva chief Amanda Blanc blames "political crossfire" for NZIA exodus

    05 July 2023

    She also called on insurers to double down on climate transition plans

  • Axa sets decarbonisation targets for P&C portfolios

    29 June 2023

    Move comes despite withdrawal from Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

  • Swiss Re exits Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

    22 May 2023

    Fourth major re/insurer to quit the coalition aimed at reducing underwriting emissions

  • US state attorneys general warn NZIA members over legality concerns

    19 May 2023

    The attorneys general said commitments have led to negative effects in various US states

  • 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