Archive

  • Lemonade to stay fossil-fuel free

    12 September 2018

    As anti-coal campaign bubbles up in U.S

  • Insurers call for taxonomy of 'greenness' in investments

    27 July 2018

    Underwriters also say they want more sustainable investments

  • Insurers sign pledge for diversity and inclusion

    04 July 2018

    The initiative aims to eliminate discrimination in the workplace.

  • Hannover Re is latest insurer to 'exit coal'

    20 June 2018

    Companies that have in some way divested from coal now represent 45% of the $257.5bn global reinsurance market

  • Lloyd's syndicates investment bill jumps 33%

    31 May 2018

    Returns also rose in 2017 thanks to conservative allocation to equity and risk assets

  • Lloyd's sets criteria for coal divestment policy, but activists say it's not enough

    03 April 2018

    Lloyd's of London will not invest in firms which have 30% or greater of their revenues or electricity generated from coal, produce 20 million tonnes plus of coal a year or operate 10GW or greater of coal-fired power stations, climate activists said today.

  • Climate lawyers pressure Lloyd's to get tough on coal

    26 February 2018

    Increase capital requirement for syndicates with exposure to coal, say environmentalists

  • Lloyd's announces coal divestment policy

    17 November 2017
  • Lloyd's more than triples investment returns in 2016

    30 May 2017

    The London market's SFCR reveals 234.5% year-on-year increase in total investment return

  • Climate risk: how insurers are failing to join the dots on the investment side

    12 April 2017

    The quantification of climate-related risks is strategically important for insurers in terms of underwriting and investing performance, but the industry is accused of not leveraging its underwriting expertise to benefit its asset allocation strategy. Environmental Finance's Peter Cripps reports