• Impact investing as a way to achieve the transition to net-zero

    25 December 2023

    Two asset owners explained their approach to impact investing and where the investment opportunities lie at Insurance Asset Risk's Responsible Investing for Insurers 2023 conference

  • Direct action - Asset origination moves centre stage in re/insurers' investment plans

    20 December 2023

    From backing BPAs to enhancing investment yields, directly-originated assets, and the managers able to source them, are finding favour among re/insurers worldwide, David Walker discovers

  • Comment: The NAIC's evolving reliance on agency ratings

    19 December 2023

    Amnon Levy analyses the developments from the 2023 Fall National Meeting

  • Feeding the birds: How geospatial data is key to making investments more biodiverse

    18 December 2023

    Biodiversity datasets are a new batch of facts and figures for investors to contend with and getting them right often requires a much more local approach

  • AG Insurance CIO discusses the return of optionality in insurance investing

    13 December 2023

    Wim Vermeir examines the Belgium insurer's 2024 outlook titled 'the return of the returns'

  • When Japan sneezes

    11 December 2023

    Japan's economy has seen a sea change this year as the BoJ loosens what seems like it has been a lifetime of low rates. Life insurers are preparing to make their own moves on the back of this—which could impact the rest of the world.

  • How can insurers hot-wire the energy transition?

    06 December 2023

    Four insurance investors sat down together in London to discuss what role insurance investors should be playing in the energy transition, as well as the investment tools that are available to help them speed up the change

  • Social investing needs to be taken hand-in-hand with broader ESG issues, insurers say

    04 December 2023

    Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk's Responsible Investing for Insurers conference discussed the difficulties in sourcing social investing data and developing policy on a global scale

  • Time for politicians to make polluters pay, Steve Waygood says

    29 November 2023

    Aviva Investors' chief responsible investment officer discusses the asset manager's macro-stewardship programme and why markets will collapse if governments don't rise to the challenge

  • Carbon capture investments are increasing - what are the benefits?

    27 November 2023

    Technology and scalability have been doubted in the past - but investors are taking the plunge in increasing numbers