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  • Insurers sentenced to more climate litigation exposure

    02 February 2023

    A surge in climate-related litigation is creating an increasing risk for PI and D&O insurers. Risk experts explain to Joshua Geer why exposure is growing and how insurers can mitigate it

  • Insurers will "pick up the tab" for the fossil fuel industry's legal liabilities

    28 December 2022

    Climate campaigner Peter Bosshard said insurers should "turn the tables" on fossil fuel companies

  • NZIA's underwriting emissions protocols "open door to greenwashing"

    10 November 2022

    Insurers must take responsibility for Scope 3 emissions, says the Sunrise Project

  • Carmichael mine boss wants government help for mutual coal insurer

    09 May 2022

    Pressure on politicians as federal elections approach on 21 May

  • Nat cat insurers should take polluters to court, says the Sunrise Project

    31 March 2022

    Climate campaigner Peter Bosshard says recouping claims costs would keep insurance affordable

  • Travelers to stop underwriting new coal and tar sands projects

    07 February 2022

    Only remaining majors without coal policy are AIG and Berkshire Hathaway

  • Tokio Marine under pressure to drop fossil fuel projects

    25 March 2021

    Climate activists' campaign coincides with Tokio Marine's role as an Olympics sponsor

  • Reinsurers urged to consider carbon tax on underwriting

    18 September 2020

    Swiss Re's approach to lower operational emissions is well-rounded but not enough, says Peter Bosshard

  • Four major insurers linked to Carmichael coal mine - report

    11 June 2020

    Leaked documents include invoices for underwriting, Australian media says

  • COMMENT: What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

    15 January 2020

    Peter Bosshard, coordinator of the Unfriend Coal campaign, comments on the growing withdrawal from coal underwriting