Australian life insurers arm up on the frontline of climate change

Climate change is not just a worry for property and casualty insurers. In Australia, whose recent natural disasters are widely seen as harbingers of global warming, life and health firms recognise complacency is no option. David Walker reports


IAG urges Australian government to act on global warming

Half-year results show 43% fall in insurers net profits


Keep TCFD recommendations voluntary, says Insurance Europe

Lobby group responds to IAIS climate disclosure paper


The most dangerous risk for re/insurers in 2020

Climate change rises sharply in Willis Towers Watson's rankings


Suncorp uses reinsurance after 'unprecedented' natural catastrophes

Australian insurer uses $452m of full-year hazard allowance in seven months


Japanese insurers raise $2.3bn in bond issues

The insurers include T&D Holdings, Nippon Life and Orix


Enstar CRO to chair Institute of Risk Management's climate group

Martin Massey will lead cross-industry effort to understand climate risk


Australian hailstorms cost IAG A$169m

Bushfires and discount errors also expected to dent Australian non-life insurer


Aon and Brit back 'climate-friendly' data standard

The initiative aims to help insurers develop products around climate change


Flood, climate, capital: NAIC president Ray Farmer's agenda for 2020

Ray Farmer is the new president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. In this Q&A with Sarfraz Thind, he talks about flood coverage, international regulation and how he intends to raise climate awareness