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Marsh & McLennan Aims for Carbon Neutrality in 2021

Group says it will reduce CO2 emissions and buy offsets.

Allianz Pledges Cuts in CO2 Emissions

Sustainability drive moves up a gear across the group.

EIOPA Climate Risk ORSA Idea Questioned

Insurers want more discretion, lobby group says.

Chubb Sharpens Focus on Climate Opportunities

Alexandra Waldman put in charge of products, sustainability initiatives.

Lloyd’s Sets Out Challenging ESG Targets

Corporation publishes ground-breaking report detailing its ambitions.

Severity, Cost of Ransomware Attacks Mounting

Beazley survey shows hackers are upping their game.

Insurers Face Big Losses on High-Carbon Investments

EIOPA says insurers must adopt a more sustainable approach and initiatives.

Türk Reasürans Joins B3i as a Shareholder

Blockchain initiative gains further support from investors in current funding round.

Earth on Track for Warmest Decade on Record

Munich Re urges decisive action on emissions from global community.

Comments

New approaches needed for cyber risk

Businesses around the world face a growing and continuously evolving cyber threat. Insurers and reinsurers need to rethink how they can respond with capital efficient coverage, according to Devin Page, Hiscox Re’s Head of Specialty Reinsurance.

Silent cyber – no longer silent?

Guy Carpenter executives explain how carriers’ appetite and new case law have led to clearer affirmation in cyber policies.

Editor's note: You get what you pay for

Granting coverage that wasn't accounted for is wrong in every sense of the word.

Building the Future

The need for U.S. infrastructure investment is now greater than ever, says Swiss Re's Greg Schiffer.

Why ‘PRIA’ can’t just be TRIA

The federal backstop cannot serve as an off-the-shelf solution for Pandemic Risk Insurance, Jason Schupp writes.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

Editor's comment: What’s good for the Beatle …

Why Bermuda remains inspiring for Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief.

Editor's comment: GDPR: which insurer will be whacked first?

Financial institutions are in a tizzy regarding the EU's General Data Protection Regulation due to its steep fines and extensive requirements- who will be the first insurers to feel the sting?

Editor's comment: What could have been...

Reactions editor Christopher Munro considers what might have been with England at the World Cup and Bermuda's role in the re/insurance industry.

Interviews

Talking cyber and mindful mitigation

AIG’s Greg Vernaci on cyber liability pricing, affirming coverage and why ransomware needs to be considered a top threat by all organisations.

Keeping up with the complex risk landscape as a CRO

Today’s chief risk officers operate in a more dynamic environment than ever, says Frieder Knüpling, Group CRO at SCOR and chair of the CRO Forum.

Rolling with the changes

RPS President Joel Cavaness discusses how the E&S business faces one of its biggest challenges to date.

When is a Hippo a unicorn?

A look at the homeowners InsurTech’s latest plans, which include expanding its footprint with a bit of assistance.

Insurance investments: Surviving the storm

Insurers will be watching their portfolios carefully as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

Retracing steps on the path to tech transformation

Sastry Durvasula, Marsh’s Chief Digital Officer, shares his journey from American Express into insurance, and how the industry should recruit for the workforce of the future.

Saying ‘Hello’ in LatAm

Industry veteran Manuel Almenara discusses Hello ZUM, an InsurTech solution designed as a distribution facilitation tool.

Asian re/insurance can prosper in new economic phase

AXA XL's Peter Schmidt and Ann Chua say the value proposition of re/insurance must be told to the emerging middle class in Asia.

Adaptation: The key to Assurant's future

CEO Alan Colberg outlines the changes brought to its management structure, its risk selection and its embrace of new technologies.

Latest Issue

October 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with RenaissanceRe CEO Kevin O'Donnell
  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review

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