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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.
Tuesday 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.
Friday 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.
Tuesday 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.
Monday 18th January 2021
Insured losses from natural disasters rise in 2020
Insurance companies suffered significantly higher losses from natural disasters in 2020 than they did the previous year, research from Munich Re has revealed.
Wednesday 13th January 2021
Most companies to review ESG measures in executive pay plans
Four in five organisations worldwide are planning to change how they use environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics in their executive pay plans over the next three years, a survey has found.
Wednesday 16th December 2020
Transport sector faces 'moment of reckoning' on climate
A global initiative backed by investors responsible for $23trn (£17trn) in assets has warned that less than a quarter of the world's largest transport companies have emission reduction plans aligned with the Paris Agreement.
Wednesday 9th December 2020
The new knowledge frontier
The new knowledge frontier
Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Investors with $9trn in assets call for Paris-aligned accounts
Investors with over $9trn (£6.8trn) in assets under management have called on Europe's largest companies to reflect the implications of delivering the Paris Agreement in their financial statements.
Monday 16th November 2020
Solution launched to help investors align with Paris Agreement
A new solution has been launched today to help institutional investors align their portfolios with the Paris Agreement's aim of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Wednesday 11th November 2020