Jonathan Jackson, CEO at flood forecasting InsurTech Previsico, explains how new technologies can change the industry's approach to flood claims.
Ben Davis of Digital Risks examines how insurers and brokers can survive in the ‘new normal’ of significant and frequent climate-related losses.
Offering is targeting renewable energy companies that operate domestically and abroad.
Everyone has a role to play in protecting the planet - even the insurance sector. Unfriend Coal's Peter Bosshard explains what brokers can do to help prevent climate change.
Inadequate action to tackle climate change could trigger widespread market failure and insolvencies among insurers, a study published today has warned.
Environmental issues are a top priority for most brokers, according to research from Aviva.
ClimateWise, the global insurance industry’s leadership group to reduce the risks of climate change, has appointed former Swiss Re CEO John Coomber as its new chairman.
Nearly half (49.6%) of brokers believe there is a market for insurance products incorporating environmental elements, but only a minority believe customers would be willing to pay a higher premium for them, according to research by Ecclesiastical.
Allianz Engineering said it is reminding brokers of the 30 September deadline for businesses to sign up to a Government-backed climate change and energy-saving scheme.
The spate of high-profile floods over the last five years has given insurers, brokers and clients much food for thought about rates and whether or not some risks can be covered at all. Andrew Tjaardstra finds out what precautions the industry is taking.
Andrew Williams investigates the promises and pitfalls of offering cover across the many and varied risks in the growing green energy sector.
Brokers could face an increase in annual energy costs of £368 by 2020 as a result of climate change policies, the government has admitted.
Andrew Tjaardstra speaks to Andrew Torrance, chief executive officer at Allianz and chairman of ClimateWise, about what the environmental organisation hopes to achieve and its radical proposals to last year's Copenhagen climate conference.
Global warming is one of the most contested and emotive issues in the world. Regardless of whether the experts are right or wrong, the industry has to face the challenge, writes Danny Bradbury.
The floods in Pakistan and fires in Russia might or might not be caused by manmade global warming but they are the kind of incidents that the bulk of the scientific community are predicting more of if we continue to spew carbon dioxide into the…
PB has launched its first special digital only issue using the latest page turning technology to offer an in-depth guide on how best to adapt to the green economy.
The vague Green Economy Bill is not an excuse for the industry to ignore climate change risks, rather to take a lead in tackling the problem and grab a big opportunity, writes Lindene Patton.
Climate change remains controversial for broking. Either it is not discussed or it is addressed in the context of new business opportunities such as renewable energy. Regardless of a broker's positioning on climate change, it has become a regulatory…
The announcement that the Financial Services Authority is to be disbanded and replaced with a combination of regulation from the Bank of England including a new Consumer Protection and Markets Authority brings opportunities and dangers.
This month's power hour, sponsored by Ecclesiastical and held in Bristol, looks at the growing impact of climate change on the industry - particularly that of flooding. Martin Friel reports.
Allianz Engineering is reminding brokers of the imminent introduction of a government-backed climate change and energy saving scheme which could affect around 20,000 UK businesses.
Highlights of PB Week
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