Insurance

Insurers double down on oil and gas – despite making record-breaking payouts for climate-related disasters, report finds

Insurers are showing little sign of withdrawing from oil and gas infrastructure underwriting, despite insurance payouts for climate-related disasters doubling…

How European real estate developers can overcome land contamination challenges

To maintain a competitive advantage and keep pace with changing carbon and environmental reporting and legislation, many organisations are actively…

Insurers must meet targets to combat climate change

In addition, this comes as the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) drops the requirement for members to keep setting climate change…

The role of insurance in balancing public interest with energy security and transition

On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine, escalating the Russo-Ukrainian war. Areas of Europe lost access to Russian gas due…

Will antitrust concerns be the death knell for insurers’ net-zero commitments?

The recent departure of three of Europe's largest insurers from the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA), part of the wider Glasgow…

Why anticipatory insurance is the next frontier for climate aid

On 9 January, UN secretary-general António Guterres and Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif, held a conference in Geneva looking to…

EU’s Russian oil ban: What to expect for energy markets

As the European Commission’s proposal to ban imports of Russian oil languished during May, it became clear some kind of…

Insuring the net-zero transition

On 25 May 2022, protesters amassed outside the Marriott Hotel in Hartford, Connecticut, US, to call on investors in the…