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Risk management key to navigating pandemic, KPMG finds
Companies across the world have turned to their risk functions to navigate the challenges and stresses caused by the COVID- 19 pandemic, a survey by KPMG has uncovered.
26th November 2020
Vietnam's general insurance market to stagnate in 2020
The growth rate of Vietnam's general insurance market is forecast to plummet by three-quarters this year as a result of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
17th November 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.
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.
11th November 2020
Support for climate-related financial disclosures soars
The number of organisations that have expressed support for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has increased by 85% over the last year.
30th October 2020
Study links 15% of COVID-19 deaths to air pollution
A new scientific study has linked 15% of worldwide COVID-19 deaths with long-term exposure to air pollution, with the figure rising to as high as 27% in East Asia.
28th October 2020
Huge pandemic insurance protection gap uncovered
Property and casualty (P&C) insurers would have to collect business interruption premiums for 150 years to make up for the projected global output losses related to COVID-19 in 2020.
27th October 2020
Global assets under management top $100trn for first time
Assets under management (AUM) at the world’s 500 largest asset managers exceeded $100trn (£76.8trn) for the first time last year – totalling $104.4trn.
26th October 2020
Asset managers failing to consider gender diversity
Less than half of asset managers around the world consider gender diversity when researching potential investments, despite recognising its importance within their own firms.
21st October 2020
Netherlands tops global pension ranking
The Netherlands has topped a global ranking of pension systems covering almost two-thirds of the world’s population, with the UK languishing in fifteenth place.
21st October 2020