Archive

  • The story of The Very Hungry Insurers - and APAC green bonds

    30 March 2022

    APAC green and thematic bond markets are still developing, but investors want more supply and the highest governance and reporting standards to meet their demand, David Walker discovers

  • Zurich appoints UK chief sustainability officer

    17 March 2022

    John Keppel will move into the newly created role

  • Insurers define the 'central bank gambit'

    21 February 2022

    In an environment of heightened inflation and rising rates, should insurers play defensively against the central banks' next moves?

  • AXA IM launches its first social bond fund

    16 February 2022

    Social bond issuance grew 22% in 2021

  • IAR Asia 2022: Day 1 round up

    11 January 2022

    Conference taking place online from 11 to 13 January

  • IAR Asia 2022: Playing the central bankers

    11 January 2022

    Insurers need to factor in central bank policy, but keep focused on credit risk, panellists say

  • Mainland China turns Hong Kong insurers green - with desire

    22 December 2021

    As the world's second-largest economy pledges to become net-zero by 2060, the Hong Kong Insurance Authority's annual conference heard $1trn of green investing opportunities lie just across the border. David Walker reports

  • Carbon allowances - insurers slowly warm to the net-zero opportunity

    06 December 2021

    The European benchmark price for carbon allowances hit a record high in November, but only one insurer acknowledges investing in them and others seem coy, so far, to deep their toes in, as Vincent Huck finds out

  • Aileen Mathieson starts as Aspen group CIO

    30 November 2021

    Joining from Aberdeen Standard Investments

  • Social investing - sandwiched between the E and the G

    23 November 2021

    Panellists discuss the 'forgotten' pillar of ESG at Insurance Asset Risk 2021 Americas conference. Sarfraz Thind reports