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ClimateWise

Representing a growing global network of leading insurance industry organisations, ClimateWise helps to align its members’ expertise to directly support society as it responds to the risks and opportunities of climate change. ClimateWise, as part of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, is uniquely...


Read more at: ClimateWise annual review highlights insurance sector's role in shaping resilience to climate change
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ClimateWise annual review highlights insurance sector's role in shaping resilience to climate change

8 February 2021

17 February 2021 – The ClimateWise Principles Review indicates significant improvement in climate-related disclosure of insurers and highlights sector’s vital role in shaping resilience to climate change.


Read more at: ClimateWise publish their annual Principles review
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ClimateWise publish their annual Principles review

13 December 2019

18 December 2019 – This year’s ClimateWise Principles Review is the first since the framework was aligned with the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and reflects the ambition of our members to be accountable on their climate response.


Read more at: Investors and lenders need better tools to manage climate risk to homes, mortgages and assets, finds new research
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Investors and lenders need better tools to manage climate risk to homes, mortgages and assets, finds new research

18 February 2019

22 February 2019 – New open-source models from ClimateWise, a global insurance network, offer step-by-step guides to help the financial industry prepare for risks posed by climate change.


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

20 November 2017

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.


Read more at: How can the insurance industry support sustainable infrastructure in emerging economy cities?

How can the insurance industry support sustainable infrastructure in emerging economy cities?

16 May 2017

16 May 2017 – ClimateWise publishes new guide to multi-sector collaboration on infrastructure risk and resilience.


Read more at: The City Innovation Platform: A guide to multi-sector collaboration on resilience

The City Innovation Platform: A guide to multi-sector collaboration on resilience

May 2017 – This guide looks at the City Innovation Platform (CIP), a two-day workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2016. The CIP explored how the public and private sectors can collaborate more effectively to deliver sustainable, financeable and insurable infrastructure projects. The workshop involved the active participation from a city network of senior Dar city officials, the insurance industry, asset managers and the private sector.


Read more at: The City Innovation Platform (CIP)

The City Innovation Platform (CIP)

About One of the major challenges facing the finance sector (investors and insurance) when underwriting emerging economy infrastructure projects, is that the industry only enters the project design process towards the end of the development cycle, even though it is exposed to the greatest degree of...


Read more at: CIP AIRR pilot project, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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CIP AIRR pilot project, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

21 December 2016

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.