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US insurers still have $90bn invested in coal
Major US insurance companies still have nearly $90bn (£64bn) invested in coal, which is the single biggest contributor to anthropogenic climate change.
24th February 2021
Heavy industry warned of $856bn climate risk
Companies worth a total of $856bn (£619bn) in the heavy industry sectors are failing to align their CO2 emissions with the Paris Agreement, analysis by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has found.
17th February 2021
Volatile allocations: The Euler rule
Tim Boonen discusses the pitfalls of the Euler rule for capital allocation and proposes an alternative
3rd February 2021
Most DC pension schemes neglecting climate change, TPR warns
The majority of defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in the UK are not paying proper attention to the risks and opportunities of climate change, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned today.
2nd February 2021
New economic framework needed to protect nature, review finds
The world must rethink how it measures economic success to ensure that humanity's demands on nature meet supply, an independent review on global biodiversity has concluded today.
2nd February 2021
BlackRock tells companies to adopt net-zero plan
BlackRock – the world's largest asset manager – has today asked all companies to disclose how their business models will be compatible with net-zero emissions by 2050.
27th January 2021
Natural disasters expose huge insurance protection gap
Around two-thirds of the economic losses resulting from natural disasters last year were not covered by insurance, and the protection gap continues to grow due to the world's changing climate.
26th January 2021
COVID-19 dominates risk landscape for businesses
The top three risks facing businesses over the next year are all related to COVID-19, an annual survey of CEOs, risk managers, brokers and insurance experts by Allianz has found.
22nd January 2021
COVID-19 exacerbating global risks, WEF warns
COVID-19 has threatened to impede the global cooperation needed to tackle a vast array of heightened risks over the next decade, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned today.
19th January 2021
World's largest asset managers remain misaligned with Paris goals
The world's largest asset managers remain misaligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement due to their investments in the automotive, fossil fuel production, and electric power sectors.
18th January 2021