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


US insurer paid $40m in cyber ransom after malware attack

CNA's is biggest ever disclosed cyber payment, says Bloomberg


Axa still at far greater risk from financial crash than pandemic deaths

Solvency was stress-tested in latest solvency and financial condition report


Europe's insurers go phishing and cut connections, to bolster security

Generali, Athora and AIG among insurers listing IT measures in SFCRs


Grey swan risks to put insurers in a flap

Climate change, a massive cyber-attack and geopolitical instability are just some of the grey swan risks worrying insurers. CROs tell Ronan McCaughey how they are preparing for these threats, should the worst happen


Insurers identify top grey swan risks for 2021

Grey swan risks are defined as conceivable, but typically neglected threats


Seven re/insurers to join UN's Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

Environmentalists request immediate change to fossil fuels for NZIA project to be credible


Pacific Life Re issues $800m green bond

The reinsurer says it is the largest ESG debt offering from a US life insurer so far


Insurtech weekly: Axa, Zurich, iptiQ, Lloyd's Lab, Clearcover, VHV Versicherung, Penni.io

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings, launches and partnerships in the insurtech world


People moves: Axa, Lloyd's, Hiscox

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk-related appointments in the insurance industry