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  • Earth is now in ecological danger zone

    Earth is in 'the danger zone' as the planet's climate is beyond the harmful levels for humans, though not quite past the safety guideline for the planet as a system according to a new study by Swedish group Earth Commission.

    Asia Risk | 07 Jun 2023
  • Biodiversity to tackle climate change

    Investors have developed strategies around climate-related risks, policies and disclosures, but haven't put the same level of focus on biodiversity and nature-related risks according to Aon's The One Brief weblog.

    Asia Risk | 07 Jun 2023
  • Despite ESG challenges, significant opportunities for growth exist

    As climate-related natural catastrophes make parts of the world uninsurable, insurers are also facing twin pressures from regulators and demanding customer base. Insurance options for carbon intensive companies are also shrinking. New solutions do offer a way forward but more needs to be done by the insurers.

    Asia Risk | 07 Jun 2023
  • Semiconductor shortage biggest supply chain risk

    The still continuing global shortage of semiconductors is perhaps the biggest supply chain risk of 2023 according to a new report by the insurer QBE. This problem sprouted after supply couldn't meet with demand during the pandemic.

    Asia Risk | 07 Jun 2023
  • New life code for Australian life insurance consumers

    The Financial Services Council (FSC) of Australia has announced soon-to-be-implemented New Life Code of Practice (new life code), which will introduce over 50 comprehensive consumer protections that will change the way customers interact with their life insurers.

    Asia Risk | 07 Jun 2023
  • Cyber insurance market set to double by 2027

    The global cyber insurance market is predicted to double in size in the next four years according to a new analysis released by analytics company GlobalData.

    Asia Risk | 07 Jun 2023
  • Investment in clean energy to eclipse oil production

    Investment in clean energy technologies is significantly surging ahead of the spending on fossil fuels according to a new report by International Energy Agency (IEA).

    Asia Risk | 31 May 2023
  • Move on banning vague 'green' claims

    The European Council (EC) has adopted a 'negotiating mandate' on the proposed directive to empower consumers for the green transition, which aims at enhancing consumers´ rights by amending the unfair commercial practices directive (UCPD) and the consumer rights directive (CRD).

    Asia Risk | 31 May 2023
  • Climate change impacts Asian rivers

    Asia could face serious and urgent water challenges ahead as climate change impacts the continent's 10 mighty rivers that flow through 16 Asian countries according to a new report.

    Asia Risk | 31 May 2023
  • Electric cars are more harmful

    The manufacturing, use and scrapping of electric cars produces around 15% to 50% more greenhouse gases (GHGs) than hybrid and conventional engine cars according to a new study conducted by the Engine Research Lab of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.

    Asia Risk | 31 May 2023

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