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Natural Justice: issues of fairness posed by the environmental crisis
Aled Jones sets out the issues of fairness posed by the environmental crisis, and why actuaries are well placed to help in this area
Wednesday 2nd March 2022
Millions of UK workers' pensions adopt net-zero strategies
The pensions of 15 million UK workers have been moved to net-zero carbon investment strategies following the universal adoption of green targets by providers last year, new research has found.
Tuesday 1st March 2022
Corporate ESG efforts hindered by lack of guidance, survey finds
A lack of regulatory guidance is preventing companies from investing more in environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives, new research has found.
Wednesday 23rd February 2022
Framework launched to help investors assess corporate climate targets
The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has launched a new framework to help investors assess corporate climate targets in 10 key high-emitting sectors within energy, transport and industrials.
Wednesday 16th February 2022
Net-zero targets from world's largest companies 'lack integrity', study finds
The headline climate pledges from 25 of the world’s largest companies are set deliver less than half of the emissions reductions required to achieve their net-zero goals, new analysis has found.
Wednesday 9th February 2022
SPONSORED ROUNDTABLE: A future worth living
Moody’s Analytics sponsored a roundtable event where experts considered the controversial and complex issue of how to assess climate change’s financial impact – Huw Morris reports
Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Cyber perils top global business risk ranking
Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies globally over the next 12 months, followed by business interruption and natural disasters.
Wednesday 26th January 2022
Net-zero emissions by 2050 to cost $9trn each year
Capital spending on physical assets for energy and land-use systems will have to increase by 60% to around $9trn (£5.7trn) every year to deliver net-zero emissions across the global economy by 2050.
Wednesday 26th January 2022
Insurers urged to end support for Brazil's 'ruthless' oil and gas exploration
Three insurance companies have been accused of insuring the majority of Brazil’s offshore oil and gas drilling, despite their public commitments to help tackle climate change.
Tuesday 25th January 2022
Economic losses from natural disasters rise by one-third
Storms, floods, wildfires and earthquakes destroyed assets worth $280bn (£206bn) last year, which is a third more than the $210bn of losses recorded in 2020, Munich Re has revealed.
Wednesday 19th January 2022