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Read more at: Transition risk framework: Managing the impacts of the low carbon transition on infrastructure investments

Transition risk framework: Managing the impacts of the low carbon transition on infrastructure investments

22 February 2019 – The ClimateWise Transition Risk Framework provides an open-source, step-by-step methodology on how to manage the risks and capture emerging opportunities from the low carbon transition.


Read more at: Physical risk framework: Understanding the impact of climate change on real estate lending and investment portfolios

Physical risk framework: Understanding the impact of climate change on real estate lending and investment portfolios

22 February 2019 – The ClimateWise Physical Risk Framework demonstrates how the expertise and tools of the insurance industry can support other parts of the financial system to understand their physical risk exposure.


Read more at: Helping insurers gear up for regulation on climate related financial risk: ClimateWise Principles now aligned with TCFD recommendations

Helping insurers gear up for regulation on climate related financial risk: ClimateWise Principles now aligned with TCFD recommendations

13 December 2018

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).


Read more at: Gearing up for regulation: The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2018

Gearing up for regulation: The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2018

December 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2018 finds the largest year-on-year improvement in group mean score against the Principles since 2014, and confirms the full alignment of the updated ClimateWise Principles with TCFD recommendations.


Read more at: Helping insurers get on the front foot in managing climate change risks
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Helping insurers get on the front foot in managing climate change risks

4 May 2018

4 May 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles set to become the go-to TCFD disclosure framework for insurance industry.


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: Resilient cities: A toolkit for insurers to identify the business case

Resilient cities: A toolkit for insurers to identify the business case

November 2017 – This toolkit is designed to help insurers identify commercial opportunities, through the development of new products and services that can support cities in their response to natural catastrophes. The toolkit, which is split across two workshops, contains all the material a facilitator needs in order to hold internal conversations on the future role of their organisation in managing the protection gap.


Read more at: Insurable Cities: The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2017

Insurable Cities: The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2017

November 2017 – The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2017 of the six ClimateWise Principles finds a third year of improved scores for members of the insurance industry leadership group. On its 10th anniversary the report finds the industry has improved its investment activities but members should look to further integrate climate change related initiatives into their core business strategies and look to increase board-level oversight on climate change and sustainability.


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.