Do insurers care about the Sustainable Development Goals?

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are meant to be the "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all". So why aren't insurers taking an active role in pursuing them? Paul Walsh reports


Insurance industry set to recover from Covid-19 in 2021

Swiss Re's Sigma report predicted emerging economies, led by China, would underpin the recovery


Swiss Re announces next chief underwriter, disbands life unit

Thierry L├ęger to replace Edi Schmid


Re/insurers face wider scrutiny from climate activists

Unfriend Coal becomes Insure Our Future to cover all fossil fuels


Engagement, knowledge and automation: the keys to sustainable underwriting

Re/insurers shared tips on setting up frameworks for incorporating environmental, social and governance risks in underwriting at this week's UNEP PSI webinar. Cintia Cheong reports


Profits at Australian insurers nosedive on Covid-19 and natcats

Q1 underwriting losses hits A$991m


NN transfers longevity risk to three reinsurers

Deal improves capital generation profile for NN Life subsidiary


Swiss Re reports $225m Q1 losses amid Covid-19 crisis

Losses occurred on both sides of the balance sheet


Swiss Re's capital coverage falls as insurance risk grows

Exposure to pandemic risk in Asia and US increases


Covid-19 global recession forecast to be 'sharp but short'

Swiss Re expects real GDP to fall 3% in the US and 4.5% in Europe