• Mike Kreidler: Attacks on the insurance industry for ESG policies are disappointing

    03 January 2024

    Mike Kreidler, insurance commissioner for Washington state, talks about the impact of extreme weather events and new transparency rules in the state

  • 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

  • NAIC to issue redesigned climate survey as it defends progress

    12 November 2021

    The US is pushing its insurers to match the efforts of European peers

  • Mandatory climate reporting to become the norm, says Kreidler

    10 November 2021

    US climate disclosure survey is argued to be ahead of "more progressive nations"

  • Oil and gas: a soaring risk

    11 October 2021

    After coal, the oil and gas sector is lining up to be the next focus of insurer divestment. But can US insurers really afford to chop this all-American sector from their businesses? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • California and Washington push for TCFD climate reporting for US

    09 June 2021

    Insurance associations remain lukewarm on "resource intensive" standard

  • US flood insurance has been "an abject failure"

    04 March 2021

    Insurance state commissioners debate need for nationwide climate change policies

  • Over half of US insurers lack climate change policy

    26 November 2020

    Survey shows consistent gaps in climate change work by US insurance industry

  • COMMENT: How US insurers can make America green again

    08 October 2020

    Ronan McCaughey calls on US insurers to show more leadership on climate change risk

  • Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

    10 August 2020

    The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports