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  • Regulator pledges support to accelerate growth of green finance

    China's banking and insurance sector will accelerate the development of green finance and provide comprehensive financial services to assist in the country's transition toward a greener and low-carbon economy, regulatory officials have said.

    China | 18 Jun 2021
  • Insurers releases details of green insurance efforts

    With the Chinese government's goal of developing green finance, the insurance industry has published details of how it has been helping in green development.

    China | 18 Jun 2021
  • Australia: Insurers say Queensland Budget misses opportunity to invest in mitigation

    The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) yesterday said that the Queensland Government's Budget announcement of just A$10m ($7.7m) for household resilience and mitigation measures was a missed opportunity to better protect Queenslanders from extreme weather events.

    Asia | 17 Jun 2021
  • Taskforce on nature-related financial disclosures launched

    A new market-led initiative Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) to support financial institutions and corporates in assessing and managing emerging nature-related risks and opportunities has been launched.

    Asia Risk | 16 Jun 2021
  • Insurance can help restore mangrove as coastal defences

    Insurance could cost-effectively help protect and restore mangrove forests, which can offer increased resilience and protect against coastal flooding according to a report published by The Nature Conservancy and University of California and supported by AXA XL.

    Asia Risk | 16 Jun 2021
  • EY spells out 7 areas of focus for the insurance industry

    China's insurance industry will continue to play an active role in promoting social stability and boosting economic growth during the duration of the government's 14th Five Year Plan that covers the years 2021 to 2025. The insurance industry's participation will be at a higher level than previously, as it undergoes supply-side reforms, supports the high-quality development of the real economy, drives innovation and creates new demands, according to the international professional services firm EY.

    China | 11 Jun 2021
  • New Zealand: IAG poll shows Kiwis want government & business to act on climate change

    New Zealanders are increasingly expecting the government and the business sector to take stronger action on climate change adaptation, according to the results of IAG's fourth annual climate change opinion poll released yesterday.

    Asia | 11 Jun 2021
  • Climate change video series from insurer

    AXA Hong Kong and Macau has released a video series to inspire and encourage customers to support green initiatives in their everyday life.

    AIRPlus | 10 Jun 2021
  • Asia: Above normal cyclone landfalls predicted till Sep for East China, South China, and Vietnam

    The number of tropical cyclones forecast to form between 1 April and 30 September this year is above normal, according to Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh McLennan.

    Asia | 10 Jun 2021
  • UN secretary-general calls for insurers to invest towards net-zero

    In his closing speech for this year's Insurance Development Forum, UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres called for the insurance industry to utilise its investing power in climate-friendly and carbon-neutral portfolios.

    AIRPlus | 09 Jun 2021

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