Insured losses from natural disasters were $42 billion in the first half of 2021, a 10-year high for insured losses over the first six months of the year.
Parametric insurance – which pays out depending on the severity of an event – could be key to insuring against climate risks in developing countries.
Smart contracts running on blockchains can unlock new ways to fight climate change and its impact. Here are 3 examples that showcase this new technology.
Jakarta, Shanghai and New Orleans are some of the cities worst affected by sea-level rises. These sinking cities need new solutions to safeguard their future.
The recent increase in the size and frequency of insurance industry losses from riot and civil disorder is alarming and the threat hasn’t receded.
The convergence of COVID-19 and political risk has created a challenge for the global re/insurance industry in supporting customers affected by natural catastrophes.
Too many companies are underinsured against the growing threat posed by cyberattacks. Here are two ways the insurance industry can start to rectify that.
Sustainable finance is key to the energy transition - but there is a large gap between what is available and what is required. Here's how to close it.
COVID-19 has shown us we need more resilient supply chains and infrastructure - and assessing risks at a hyper-local level is key to doing so successfully.
A new framework for the insurance and asset management industry to play a leading role in establishing a new societal risk compact.
COVID-19 is a threshold moment in the alignment of words with deeds. Stakeholder capitalism and sustainable finance are gathering steam - are you on board?
The pandemic will hamper preparations for and responses to extreme weather events this year. Here's a five-step strategy to help businesses prepare.
COVID-19 is changing the ways in which insurance claims are handled for tropical events. Here's how the sector plans to cope in this year's hurricane season.
Getting incentives right will go a long way towards speeding up the changes needed to ensure a sustainable and brighter future.
A new kind of asset fund could reduce the high barriers to entry to financial investment for women and minorities.