Travelers names Yafit Cohn its first chief sustainability officer

Cohn’s appointment continues the growing trend of insurers employing chief sustainability officers


Nat cats cost insurers $15bn in H1

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


Typhoon Lekima: insured losses in China to exceed $850m

Predicted total economic losses from Lekima are reportedly as high as $7.4bn


Share risk management best practice at InsuranceERM's Americas conference

The annual Insurance ERM Americas conference will take place in New York on 16 September.


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


"Manageable" catastrophe losses boost Latin American reinsurers' profits

Long-term relationships with ceding firms drive stable renewals


Townsville Australia flood losses continue to rise

Property insurance losses from the flooding have hit the $800m mark


Jebi loss creep takes its toll on Talanx

The German re/insurer experienced losses of €54m from typhoon Jebi


Atlantic hurricane season set to ramp up

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has forecast increased hurricane activity


Zurich commits to insure controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

Activists urge insurers to drop the Canadian oil sands pipeline project