The heat is on for climate risk modelling

It is time for catastrophe risk model developers to go beyond a piecemeal approach to addressing climate change, argues Jayanta Guin


Impact underwriting offers "double dividend" for investors, says Allianz

German insurer puts focus on underwriting as well as investing


Zurich to drop support for Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

The decision came after Talanx pulled out of the project


Natcats cost insurers $30bn in H1

Aon Reinsurance warned of the impact of the Atlantic Hurricane Season


Australian hailstorms cost A$1.8bn, says Perils

Catastrophe loss provider increases property loss estimate by 44%


COMMENT: At last, some progress towards Building Back Better

Insurers have been poor at helping clients mitigate climate risks, so two initiatives announced this week should be applauded, argues Christopher Cundy


Lloyd's to publish first sustainability report

The focus on the insurance market's culture will also continue


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


Australian insurers' bushfire bill hits A$2.3bn

Fire was large part of A$5.3bn natcat insured damage last summer


User guide to climate-related financial disclosures launched

Collaboration between IFoA and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment