California plans law to tap wildfire insurance, combat costs

Bill announced, as RMS releases new US wildfire model


Risks of shifting too slowly to 'green economy' highlighted

Central Bank of Ireland governor spells out the financial risks if the pace of transition is too slow


Nat cat models may be underestimating losses

ILS losses over 17 years greater than models predict, says Lane Financial


Insurers need "flexible" definition of sustainability risks

Insurance Europe responds to Eiopa consultation on sustainability in Solvency II and IDD


Eiopa seeks views on integrating sustainable risks in Solvency II

Feedback sought on how climate change affects underwriting and investments


Environmental calamities top World Economic Forum's risk lists

Global survey reveals worries about extreme weather and failure to address climate change


Insurers expected to disclose how they address climate risks

EC publishes first report on climate-related information


European Commission drafts rules on ESG integration in investment advice

Amendments to Mifid II and IDD will demand firms take clients' ESG preferences into account


Stormy weather cost German insurers $3bn in 2018

Just one storm - Frederike in January 2018 - was responsible for €900m of insured losses


"Do not wait until new regulation is introduced"

Karel Van Hulle urges insurers to think ahead – and think inventively – if they wish to have a sustainable future. Waiting for regulators to act is not the answer