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Storebrand: Fighting fires in the Amazon

Storebrand: Fighting fires in the Amazon

It's the climate at stake, Storebrand AM's CEO Jan Erik Saugestad says. The Norwegian insurance asset manager is part of a coalition which aims to hold climate-unfriendly governments accountable. Scoring a success in Brazil's Amazon fires battle last month is just the start, says its CEO. Interview by Sarfraz Thind

EU recovery deal hailed by insurers, but concerns over its 'greeness' plagues some

EU recovery deal hailed by insurers, but concerns over its 'greeness' plagues some

Investors breathed a sigh of relief when the €750bn EU recovery deal was reached after five days of tense negotiations. Although it will go a long way for the stability of Europe's economy, some lamented EU leaders had missed an opportunity to advance the issue of sustainability. Stephanie Harris takes the pulse of insurers and their asset managers

ESG's negative impact on returns - myth or reality?

ESG's negative impact on returns - myth or reality?

A growing number of insurers have announced new or upgraded sustainable investment strategies in recent years. JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and Insurance Asset Risk have joined forces to investigate the drivers behind insurers' sustainable strategies. Vincent Huck reports on the high-level key findings

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The unique climate risks facing insurers

The unique climate risks facing insurers

Climate change presents insurers with unique risks, from paying weather-related claims to finding lower-carbon investments. A new white paper by Robeco examines the whole issue and offers some solutions

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Shift to investing in APAC, particularly China, not going away with COVID-19

Shift to investing in APAC, particularly China, not going away with COVID-19

The pandemic and its effect on the economy and markets will not affect allocation trends towards emerging markets and in particular increased interest in Chinese opportunities. Invesco head of EMEA for fixed income Nick Tolchard discusses the reasons why China remains a land of opportunities. Interview by Stephanie Harris

China - the giant no longer asleep

China - the giant no longer asleep

Ben Deng, chief investment officer of China Pacific Insurance Group, the third largest life and P&C insurer in China, tells David Walker how the Chinese market is coping with COVID-19 disruptions, and how China will come out of it stronger.

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Investing in the midst of pandemic and civil unrest

Investing in the midst of pandemic and civil unrest

Aware Asset Management is based in Minnesota, which has been caught in the storm this month. Post-pandemic and an explosion of civil anger at the death of George Floyd marks an even more vituperative crisis for the US. The asset manager shares its views on the current events. Sarfraz Thind reports

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