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Insurers continue to make steady progress in responding to climate change

The 2015 independent annual review of the six ClimateWise Principles shows improved scores for members of the insurance industry leadership group. Progressive insurance companies are considering their exposure to climate risks while also developing their role as societies' risk managers.

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The Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Programme: next UK seminar, Cambridge, 24–27 April 2016

The pre-eminent business and sustainability programme for senior leaders. Join 2500 distinguished alumni, hear the latest thinking into the global operating context for business and government, and explore how profitability and sustainability can be reconciled.

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Sustainability Leadership Laboratory, 26–27 November, Cambridge

This two-day event explores how innovation under constraints can help companies become resilient and access markets and contribute to social development at the ‘base of the pyramid’.

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What should the economy deliver?

Rewiring the Economy is our ten-year plan to lay the foundations for a sustainable economy. Together, governments, business and finance can create the enabling conditions for sustainable business to prosper whilst delivering positive outcomes for society and the environment.

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J.P. Morgan and Societe Generale join 10 other banks in adopting the 'Soft Commodities' Compact

Nov 26, 2015

26 November 2015 – J.P. Morgan, one of the ten largest banks in the world, has adopted the ‘Soft Commodities’ Compact, becoming the first US bank to join an initiative that mobilises the banking industry to combat deforestation. Last week, French bank Societe Generale also adopted the Compact.

Insurers continue to make steady progress in responding to climate change

Nov 23, 2015

23 November 2015 – The insurance industry is continuing to take steps to incorporate the risks of climate change across their business activities, an annual independent review of the insurance industry’s network ClimateWise reveals today. The 2015 review of the six ClimateWise Principles concludes that positive progress continues to be made in response to climate change, with average scores rising against 2014.

Climate change sentiment could hit global investment portfolios in the short term (report)

Nov 12, 2015

12 November 2015 – A new report by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership reveals that global investment portfolios could lose up to 45 per cent as a consequence of short-term shifts in climate change sentiment.

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