Nat cats cost insurers $15bn in H1

Insured losses for nat cats in H1 were half of the 10-year average


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Sun Life becomes first life insurer to offer a sustainability bond

Canadian insurer to use 10-year debenture notes to finance investments in green and social assets


Zurich commits to insure controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

Activists urge insurers to drop the Canadian oil sands pipeline project


Solvency II's biggest unintended consequences

In part two of a Q&A to accompany the launch of his book on Solvency II, Karel Van Hulle discusses the impact of the directive, and how the insurance sector should prepare for sustainability, Brexit and new technologies


Zurich reports best H1 results in a decade

The insurer says its strong results show its post-2016 strategy is working


European insurers reject idea of standardised climate risk assessments

Insurance Europe reacts to Eiopa’s proposals for integrating sustainability in Solvency II


Suncorp drops coal insurance

Australian insurer will no longer insure or invest in thermal coal


Renewals in Scor's P&C business drive H1 premium growth

The French reinsurer admits its P&C pricing practice has been conservative


IAIS joins "green" supervisors' network

Global insurance standard-setter takes observer role at NGFS