05 Sep '11, 10am

Intriguing study from US showing 7 out of 8 insurers are still not addressing climate risks

It has long been accepted that, of all the industries likely to be disrupted by climate change impact, it is the insurance sector that arguably has the most to lose. As such, many insurance firms have invested heavily in attempting to understand and analyse climate change risks and the way they may affect insurance industry business models. FURTHER READING Blue chips form Aqueduct Alliance to map global water risks UN chief highlights climate change security risk However, according to a major new report from the US-based sustainable investor group Ceres released late last week, this investment is confined to the largest insurance firms, and the vast majority of investors have no coherent plans in place to address soaring climate risks. The group analysed mandatory public filings lodged with US state regulators by 88 insurers, which detailed their responses to climate chang...

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