As the drive to a greener, more sustainable housing market continues so modern methods of construction are increasing in both popularity and usage. This drive is coming from a combination of government policies, consumer demand and also from within the…
Companies that have a purpose are more successful than those that don’t, considers Zurich UK head of marketing communication Tracy Waxman, as she mulls how brand refreshes need to be more than just words.
Judy Hadden, founder of James Hallam business Oilspill Insurance Services, considers the hot topic of environmental liability cover, which she argues may be difficult to explain and sell but is an important value add.
Welcome to episode seven of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Claims and Fraud Summit 2020: Hear from AA, Allianz, Aviva, Ecclesiastical, Hiscox, Markel, Munich Re, NFU Mutual, QBE, RSA and Zurich
The annual Insurance Post Claims and Fraud Summit will be taking place this year virtually on 18-19 November 2020 – so be sure to join us and take advantage of our online networking platform, livestreamed agenda sessions and explore a wealth of content.
Apollo ruled out further dealings on Adani projects as climate campaigners hit Lloyd’s insurer CEOs with calendar invites and targeted companies on social media.
Spotlight: Climate change: Aviation, carbon neutrality and the potential impact on the insurance market
After 197 countries signed the Paris Agreement in 2015, there has been a call for industries to solidify proposals to tackle climate change. Additionally, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the effects that these industries have had on the…
Insurers will come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their pro-active engagement with the need for effective action to tackle global warming. Fine words, grand gestures and clever marketing will not be enough. Meaningful, effective action will be…
Climate campaigners from across the globe will join a digital protest calling on Lloyd’s to “act on the climate crisis, not act as the last refuge for climate wreckers like Adani to secure insurance”, with thousands of participants expected.
Climate and extreme weather-related shocks are increasing in their frequency and severity, endangering businesses and livelihoods in vulnerable markets. However, as these risks have augmented, so has the arsenal to combat them, considers Juan Marcano,…
The Covid-19 pandemic is dislocating economies around the world. It has also presented a unique test for property and casualty insurers: a surge of losses and a hit to assets, combined with a sudden shift to remote working, writes Clyde & Co partner…
British-based corporations are already finding it harder to access insurance coverage because of the effects of climate change, Marsh & McLennan’s director of climate resilience told risk managers on Tuesday.
Brightside’s Brendan McCafferty on why the insurance industry needs to get real on its social contract
The insurance industry needs to find the right answers quickly if it is going to rebuild its reputation with the public, particularly after the recent business interruption court case and dual pricing headlines, says Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
Business may not be devoting enough attention to the financial risks associated with climate change-related litigation and business transformation, Axa XL spokespeople told risk managers on Wednesday.
Kelly Huddleston, credit hire team leader for Covéa, has been crowned winner of the Claims Apprentice 2020. Post caught up with Kelly and sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar, Suzanne Liversidge about the experience, the process and the challenges
Change can be a daunting prospect. In these uncertain times especially so. Our natural instinct can be to resist. But change is often necessary; it can make us stronger, more resilient and more effective, writes Flood Re CEO Andy Bord.
Rather than focusing on hindsight and a fatalistic approach to risk, pursuing a more forward-looking, proactive strategy will improve resilience when, not if, the next crisis strikes, writes Hélène Galy, director of the Willis Research Network.
While pandemics have been predicted for some time it’s fair to say not many people had foreseen an almost global lockdown, a workforce at home and a virus that affects every walk of life.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former prime minister of Denmark, has urged the insurance industry to share fears and cost analyses on uninsurable events to make governments accountable for action on climate change and pandemics.
A group of climate advocates welcomed Lloyd’s employees back this morning as the underwriting hall opened for the first time since March.
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
As part of a monthly series, where Post looks into how the insurance industry is set to evolve by 2030, David Worsfold looks at climate change and why tackling it might once again be top of the agenda for most insurers
Climate advocates calling for Lloyd's to “wash its hands of coal and tar sands” are expected to gather outside the Lloyd's building this morning as the underwriting room reopens.