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  • 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

  • Divergent views and rising rates cool progress on EU's Solvency II reforms

    16 June 2023

    One year has passed since the European Parliament's Econ committee issued its draft text on the Solvency II reforms. Joshua Geer and Christopher Cundy investigate why the agenda has not progressed - and when a breakthrough might occur

  • Will AI grow or shrink the insurance market?

    08 May 2023

    Artificial intelligence (AI) offers the opportunity for insurers to cover more risks at a reasonable price, but it also threatens insurability, as Esko Kivisaari discusses with Christopher Cundy

  • 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

  • Mental health underwriting steps out of the shadows

    17 April 2023

    The stigma of poor mental health has held back progress on developing appropriate insurance products, prompting underwriters to think hard about opening up the conversation and serving customers better. Paul Walsh reports

  • Shoring up Bermuda's life rulebook

    28 March 2023

    John Hele, Resolution Life's COO and vice-chair of Biltir, talks to Sarfraz Thind about the possible impacts from Bermuda's regulatory reform agenda and the increasing oversight of PE-backed and large international insurers

  • Judges' award for contribution to the industry: David Otudeko

    02 March 2023

    Winner of the 2023 InsuranceERM UK & Europe judges' award, David Otudeko, talks to Christopher Cundy about his rollercoaster year

  • Cyber risk: has the capital been hacked?

    16 February 2023

    Simon Cartagena and Jasvir Grewal explain how insurers should be thinking about setting their cyber risk capital

  • After climate, insurers seek to measure their social footprint

    13 February 2023

    The Geneva Association has outlined a framework to assess insurers' impact on society. But why is it needed and how would it operate alongside existing ESG frameworks? Paul Walsh reports

  • Championing the UK Black Actuaries Network

    21 November 2022

    The key people behind the launch of the UK Black Actuaries Network - Chika Aghadiuno and Mudi Ugono - tell Ronan McCaughey about the aims and aspirations for the initiative and why it is so crucial