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Helping insurers get on the front foot in managing climate change risks
4 May 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles set to become the go-to TCFD disclosure framework for insurance industry.
Located in Business Action / / ClimateWise (Insurance) / News
CISL selected by European Commission as the only academic member of High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
10 January 2017 – The European Commission has appointed the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership as one of the 20 members of the newly established Group.
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New green trade finance platform will support China’s Belt & Road trade initiative
December 2017 – A landmark agreement amongst Chinese stakeholders to form a pre-competitive, industry level platform for green trade finance in China was made at a high level summit convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI). China has the largest trading volumes in the world, as well as being a major importer of commodities produced around the world. Commitments to green trade finance made at this summit have the potential to trigger change of global significance.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
ClimateWise welcomes its new Chair following an unprecedented year of climate losses for the insurance sector
16 January 2018 – Dominic Christian, Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield International has been appointed Chair of ClimateWise. ClimateWise is a group of 28 leading insurance industry organisations facilitated by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Dominic replaces the outgoing Chair Maurice Tulloch, Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance at Aviva whose term ended on 31 December 2017.
Located in Business Action / / ClimateWise (Insurance) / News
Landmark recommendations on driving sustainability into Europe’s financial system published, advised by CISL
8 March 2018 – The European Commission has today published its response to the recommendations of the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, marking a major milestone in how to ensure that the financial system channels capital into a truly sustainable economy.
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Better measures needed to help savers choose investment products, new report finds
January 31 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group found that the data necessary to assess the social and environmental impact of funds is lacking.
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John Belgrove, Senior Partner at Aon, appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group
16 October 2019 – John Belgrove has been appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a group of 12 leading pension funds, insurers and asset managers convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
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Centre for Sustainable Finance hosts the FRANTIC consortium's first workshop
27 May 2019 – Earlier this month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance hosted a workshop on quantifying climate-related transition risks to the UK financial system. The workshop was organised by the consortium behind the project FRANTIC – Financial Risk and the Impact of Climate Change.
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Top investment executives commit to sustainable finance Action Plan in high-level meeting with European Commission
10 April 2018 – Investment leaders with more than $12 trillion under management and advice shared insights with the European Commission to support the implementation of the EU’s Action Plan on Sustainable Finance.
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Helping insurers gear up for regulation on climate related financial risk: ClimateWise Principles now aligned with TCFD recommendations
17 December 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles, which aim to help insurers disclose their response to climate change, have now been revised to align fully with the recommendations set out by the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Located in Business Action / / ClimateWise (Insurance) / News