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ClimateWise welcomes the TCFD’s draft disclosure recommendations

28 February 2017 – ClimateWise also calls for closer alignment across both sides of insurers’ balance sheets.

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ClimateWise launches two reports that warn of growing protection gap due to rising impact of climate risks

7 December 2016 – ClimateWise, a global network of 29 insurance industry organisations which is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, has warned of the urgent need to address the growing $100 billion annual climate risk 'protection gap' in two new reports; Investing for Resilience and the ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2016.

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CIP AIRR pilot project, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

October 2016 – ClimateWise partners with Santam, Marsh, Sanlam, Munich Re, ICLEI, Global Infrastructure Basel and the UNEP FI PSI in an innovative collaborative model with the Dar es Salaam city leadership to manage the risks and opportunities associated with key public infrastructure projects.

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New ClimateWise Insurance Advisory Council to engage global regulators on climate risk

3 June 2016, supplemented 4 July 2016 – ClimateWise, the insurance industry leadership group facilitated by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership announces members for its new ClimateWise Insurance Advisory Council.

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Newly elected ClimateWise Managing Committee announced

1 May 2016 – ClimateWise elects its new Managing Committee, expanding its sectoral and geographic focus.

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The Paris climate deal: did it change the world?

16 December 2015 – Speech by Maurice Tulloch, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK General Insurance and Chairman of ClimateWise.

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Insurers continue to make steady progress in responding to climate change

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.

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AXA Futures panel debate on climate change: ‘Can Business Save the Planet?'

10 November 2015, Imperial College, London – The recent announcement that 1°C of global warming has already occurred, and sooner than predicted, is stark evidence that not enough is being done to tackle the issue of climate change. The AXA Futures panel debate sought to hear the expert opinions of leaders from business, government and NGOs to discuss whether business ‘Can Save the Planet’ – or perhaps not; not alone, in any case.

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ClimateWise CEOs call for more climate action with open letter

1 October 2015 – ClimateWise members write open letter to the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority.

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Article: Action around adaptation

1 September 2015 – RISKAFRICA, Africa’s leading business risk and insurance magazine, looks at the role of insurers and brokers in tackling climate change.

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Climate change: Value at risk to investment and Aviva’s strategic response

24 July 2015 – A report has been published from the Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Aviva, on the value at risk of climate change to investment, pensions and long-term savings.

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Climate Change: A Risk Assessment

14 July 2015 – Launch of a new report, commissioned by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth office, into the role of governments in the fight against climate change.

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Axa Plenary Session: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Risk

1 July 2015 – As part of their support of the UN COP21 Climate Change Conference in December, AXA hosted an ‘AXA Futures’ plenary seminar showcasing some of the latest research work and thinking from leading academics researching extreme weather and climate change.

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Has enough attention been paid to collective financial exposure to climate risk?

20 March 2015 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and ClimateWise are facilitating a series of roundtables during 2015, bringing together key insurance leaders, experts and academics with the Bank of England Prudential Regulatory Authority.

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Setting a benchmark for the insurance industry’s contribution to a resilient low carbon economy

15 December 2014 – Following the UN Climate Change negotiations in Lima last week, the contribution of all economic stakeholders, to addressing climate risk and encouraging strong national targets for action has never been more important. As Maurice Tulloch, the Chair of ClimateWise says, “Put the world on course for a strong climate change agreement in Paris 2015, or risk undermining our economies and making industry uninsurable.”

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Maurice Tulloch appointed as new Chair of ClimateWise

20 November 2014 – ClimateWise is delighted to announce that Maurice Tulloch (Chairman, Aviva Global General Insurance and Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance) has become its new Chair.

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2017 Set to Be Among the Most Expensive on Record After Year of Climate Disasters, Insurance Leaders Warn

21 November 2017 – A climate risk protection gap of US$1.7 trillion caused by extreme weather over the past decade opens up many new opportunities for insurers, says ClimateWise.

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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.

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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.

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