Allianz see dialogue as means to reach "zero coal"

Underwriter was forced to defend insuring fossil fuels at full-year results


Insurers face near €2bn Irma Caribbean islands bill

Several Caribbean islands were rocked by hurricane Irma last September


Irma claims on the rise as Florida losses near $8bn

Hurricane Irma hit the US state at the end of August 2017


Storm Eleanor/Burglind leaves insurance bill of €650m

Perils notes unusual levels of industrial loss in Switzerland


Axa's Christian Thimann: EU's sustainability drive directly linked to Solvency II reform

The chair of the European Commission’s expert group on sustainable finance talks to Paul Walsh about the group’s recommendations – and how they are intrinsically linked with Solvency II.


Environmentalists slam insurers for backing Polish coal plants

We have no say in third-party assets, insurers claim


The long-term impacts of 2017's natural catastrophes

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes and wildfires last year, Paul Walsh asks the industry what the lessons are for insurers and risk modellers


Moody's cuts QBE outlook on natcats and North American woes

Insurer has also prepared market to resist optimism


Third quarter's catastrophes send EU industry loss ratio to 65%

Eiopa analysis shows capital ratios rose at same time


JLT predicts industry's 2017 nat cat bill exceeding $140bn

The broker says much can be learned from the disasters