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  • French insurers welcome EC sustainable investment proposals

    12 March 2018

    "FFA joins growing support for EC paper"

  • Insurers' third-party coal assets attacked by environmentalists

    08 February 2018

    With some firms withdrawing their own investments from coal-related businesses, environmentalists are pressuring insurers to act on third-party assets. Cintia Cheong reports

  • Zurich limits coal exposure in investment and underwriting

    15 November 2017

    Third major firm to do so after Axa and Scor

  • Scor sets new benchmark for coal divestment

    06 September 2017

    Won't invest in companies with more than 30% of turnover from coal

  • Scor pauses portfolio rebalancing as markets become uncertain

    27 July 2017

    Portfolio shrinks on currency rate moves

  • Aviva offloads over £1bn bonds and shares in tobacco firms

    21 June 2017

    Joins Scor and Axa's drive to limit investment, citing threat to public health

  • Axa and Scor lead tobacco control investor group

    31 May 2017

    Insurers follow up on their recent divestment policies by encouraging greater regulation of the tobacco industry

  • 'Insurers need to move from climate talk to climate action'

    05 May 2017

    Axa and Vivat's investment arms recently announced coal exclusion policies, while Axa also committed to stop underwriting coal projects – could this be a model for the rest of the industry? Peter Bosshard from anti-fossil fuel NGO the Sunrise Project comments.

  • Scor divests from tobacco

    27 April 2017

    Cash holdings reduced, fixed income duration increased and rebalanced towards corporate bonds

  • Scor's corporate bond push raises return expectations

    22 February 2017

    Reinsurer confirms no exposure to French government debt