Archive

  • French insurers’ climate-related disclosures under the spotlight

    23 November 2018

    Disclosures have improved, but retail investors still do not know whether their savings are invested in a sustainable future

  • Insurers support launch of tobacco-free finance pledge

    27 September 2018

    The pledge has 60 founding signatories and 28 supporters

  • French insurer to double green investments

    21 September 2017

    Green bonds will be the focus for BNP Paribas Cardif

  • Investing in a changing climate

    12 December 2016

    The response by insurers' investment operations to climate change has been branded embarrassing. Environmental Finance's Peter Cripps investigates what the industry can do on the asset side of the balance sheet to mitigate climate change risks in the first of a two-part analysis.

  • European insurers flock to SME financing funds

    05 October 2016

    BNP Paribas IP's SME debt fund closes at €500m as firms seek diversified credit holdings

  • French insurers invest in €425m green energy infrastructure fund

    24 August 2016

    CNP and Meridiam close fund after six months

  • Insurers need change in mindset to embrace ETFs fully

    29 October 2015

    The attraction of exchange-traded funds to insurance investors is increasing but further growth may be slowed by regulatory worries and resistance from proponents of an active approach to portfolio management. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • French insurers take stakes in hotel development company

    18 June 2015

    Crédit Agricole Assurances and Sogécap invest in FDM Management