Campaign pressurises California insurers on fossil fuel coverage

Some 60 organisations petition California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara


EU reaches provisional deal on strengthening Eiopa powers

Current funding arrangements retained, and governance proposals watered down


Australia's regulator to step up scrutiny of climate risks

Insurers rate the top climate-related financial risks in an Apra survey


Uniqa stops insuring new coal business

Climate activist group Unfriend Coal has welcomed Uniqa's move, but said more can be done


Mapfre's new coal underwriting policy leaves environmentalists to question more

Spanish insurer will stop insuring new coal projects


Environmental group targets Hannover Re again over coal policy

Hannover Re’s coal underwriting practice put under spotlight


UN PSI launches ESG underwriting guide

Environmental, social and governance criteria should be embedded in underwriting, report argues


Mandatory climate change disclosures "are only a question of time"

Geoff Summerhayes, board member of the Australian regulator and chair of the UNEP SIF, warns insurers of increased scrutiny


Governance has biggest impact on ESG risk scores

Fitch Ratings report examines the relevance of ESG elements for financial institutions globally


VIG reveals restrictions on its coal coverage

But environmentalists argue the Austrian insurer has not gone far enough with its policy