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  • US not changing on climate

    25 October 2018

    New York, US. The US insurance industry has been a laggard when it comes to embracing investments to mitigate climate change. Many insurers remain suspicious of the need for it unlike their European counterparts. It is a deeply divisive, political issue, according to professionals. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Scor appoints new head of real estate

    11 October 2018

    And announces a series of appointments in the department

  • Rendez-Vous de Septembre: Clouded optimism in uncertain times

    19 September 2018

    The annual reinsurance meeting in Monte Carlo is a good barometer to measure the sector's health. This year, amid successfully managing last year's losses from natural disasters, reinsurers' indicators seem to be flashing 'green'. But uncertainty still looms like black clouds in the distance. Vincent Huck reports

  • Reinsurers welcome shift to 'efficient regulation'

    13 September 2018

    Concept of 'optimal regulation' takes over maximum regulation

  • Scor’s rocket hits investment targets

    05 September 2018

    CEO for global investments reports on portfolio rebalancing strategy success

  • Scor boosts credit exposure and investment yield

    26 July 2018

    French insurer harvested most gains from equities this year

  • 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

  • Aviva under fire for taking only "baby steps" to move away from coal

    10 May 2018

    Aviva has become the latest insurer slammed by the Unfriend Coal network for investing in the coal sector.

  • Allianz to stop investing in coal completely by 2040

    04 May 2018

    German insurer Allianz has announced it will phase out investments in the coal sector completely by 2040.

  • Scor raises €1bn of third-party assets in 2017

    09 April 2018

    Scor Investment Partners, the asset management arm of Scor, raised €1bn ($1.2bn) of assets from external institutional investors in 2017, the company said today.