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News

European Commission to mandate climate scenario analysis in Solvency II

Leaked plans reveal review of sustainable asset charges due in 2023

UK regulator approves Phoenix's internal model merger

Integration of Standard Life internal model brings solvency boost

Learn the best ways to assess the financial impacts of climate risk

InsuranceERM's virtual conference will take place on 22-23 of September

ALM-focused life reinsurance start-up targets European expansion

Balance Re also offers technology and investment management

Get CRO and CIO insights at Insurance Risk & Capital Americas 2021

InsuranceERM's virtual conference will take place on 22-23 of September

Climate risk means property cat losses could rise 120% by 2040

Swiss Re says climate perils will increase the property risk pool by 33% - 41% over next 20 years

US seeks to plug insurers' data scarcity on climate risk

Public comments are being sought to help the US insurance sector address climate change

Hot demand from insurers for climate risk technology

Key trends from this year's upcoming InsuranceERM technology guide

UK risks having too few specialist with-profits actuaries

Actuaries prefer "new growth areas," warns Hymans Robertson

Just cuts exposure to UK property risk

Solvency ratio to benefit from £475m sale of mortgage portfolio

Analysis

Climate risk enables insurance technology to blaze a trail

Acute regulatory, shareholder and consumer pressure on climate change is fuelling increasing demand from insurers for technology to assess the impact of climate risk. Ronan McCaughey explains how insurance software vendors are responding to the challenge

Social inflation: 800lbs gorilla or 80lbs monkey?

Casualty insurers are complaining about rising liability losses, driven by a litigious US culture and changing social attitudes. But could a far worse catastrophe be ahead of them? Sarfraz Thind reports

The US Climate Survey: good, bad and ugly

US insurers' efforts to understand and mitigate climate risks is difficult to discern, but the NYDFS and InsuranceERM have dug into the NAIC's annual survey to find patchy progress and some surprising opinions. Sarfraz Thind and David Walker report

Allianz's Aylin Somersan Coqui: with crises come opportunities

The chief risk officer of one of the world's largest insurers talks to Cintia Cheong about her changing role, the risks Allianz faces and how Covid-19 has changed the way risk is managed

Insurers face "carrot or stick" decisions on climate change

Underwriters' response to climate change in their day-to-day business has become a major bone of contention and is often boiling down to a debate over whether the focus should be on incentives or punishments. Paul Walsh reports

Sustainable underwriting is more arduous than sustainable investment

Axa, Zurich and Aviva discussed their journeys to carbon neutrality at the IDF Summit this week, and how they will meet their commitments to net-zero underwriting. Cintia Cheong reports