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  • Australia: Major insurer warns of premium hikes due to wild weather this summer

    Insurance and financial services company Suncorp has warned that wild weather this summer could blow out the nation's natural disaster bill and cause insurance premiums to spike.

    Asia | 26 Oct 2020
  • 4 in 5 people live in areas with unhealthy particulate levels

    China has a long way to go to significantly reduce deaths from particulate pollution, as 81% of the people live in areas with unhealthy particulate levels, according to WHO's air quality guidelines.

    China | 23 Oct 2020
  • Summer floods cause losses of over US$32bn

    Flooding in China this summer caused damages of more than $32bn and directly affected 70m people, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.

    China | 23 Oct 2020
  • Why risks are being mispriced?

    The insurance marketplace is not that far off a $300bn loss year and it is vital reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) markets price adequately for climate change risk.

    Asia Risk | 21 Oct 2020
  • Australia: Insurers back APRA's call on disaster mitigation funding

    The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has welcomed a call by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) for significant funding for investments in natural disaster mitigation.

    Asia | 20 Oct 2020
  • China: Ping An research unit says ESG disclosure spell growth for tech companies

    Ping An Digital Economic Research Centre (PADERC), a macroeconomic research arm of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, says the increase in the number of companies in China improving their environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures is an opportunity for technology companies to provide data solutions with artificial intelligence (AI).

    Asia | 19 Oct 2020
  • Australia: Waiting now to act on disaster resilience will cost more in the long run

    The general insurance sector in Australia is highly engaged with natural disaster trends, with 100% of general insurers polled in a climate survey taking steps to better understand the risks, Mr Geoff Summerhayes, an executive board member of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), has said.

    Asia | 16 Oct 2020
  • China presses on with nationwide installation of quake alert stations

    China has plans to accelerate the building of over 15,000 earthquake monitoring stations that could report even distant tremors in 5-10 seconds, experts from the China Earthquake Administration (CEA) have revealed. The warnings will be released through mobile phones, TV, radio and new media.

    Asia | 16 Oct 2020
  • Cities at risk from global threats

    Lloyd's of London has published a new report to help city administrators and risk managers, as well as Lloyd's market insurers and brokers, understand the risks that will influence the design and function of cities in the coming decades.

    Asia Risk | 14 Oct 2020
  • Science-based climate targets unveiled for financial services

    Insurers, banks and institutional investors worldwide can now validate their climate goals through the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).

    Asia Risk | 14 Oct 2020

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