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19 July 2023  - ClimateWise is pleased to announce leading rural insurer NFU Mutual as its newest member committed to reducing the impact of climate change on society.

Sid Miller, Programme Director, ClimateWise said:

"It is great to expand the membership of ClimateWise and I look forward to working with NFU Mutual on their insights in shaping solutions that combat the risks posed by climate change and its challenges for the insurance industry.”

Helen McKee, Climate Change Specialist, NFU Mutual said:

“NFU Mutual has always taken its responsibilities seriously and we are passionate about making meaningful differences. Climate Change is a high focus area of our Responsible Business Strategy and we’re undertaking a range of initiatives to help reduce our carbon emissions. We’re proud to join ClimateWise and take this opportunity to come together with other insurers to share, explore and take effective actions on this global issue that affects us all.”

Convened by The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, ClimateWise represents a growing network of 40 global insurance organisations, including (re)insurers, brokers, loss adjusters, and industry bodies, helping them align their combined expertise in responding to the risks and opportunities of climate change.

ClimateWise also carries out research and its members are required annually to disclose their firm’s response to climate change through the ClimateWise Principles framework. 

NFU Mutual are also signatories to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment which works towards developing a more sustainable global financial system and the UK Stewardship Code, set up by the Financial Reporting Council to set high standards on behalf of UK Savers and Pensioners.

Read more about ClimateWise here.


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