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Read more at: Insurers continue to make steady progress in responding to climate change
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Insurers continue to make steady progress in responding to climate change

20 November 2015

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.


Read more at: A climate of change: ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2015

A climate of change: ClimateWise Principles Independent Review 2015

November 2015 – The 2015 independent annual review of the six ClimateWise Principles shows improved scores for members of the insurance industry leadership group. Progressive insurance companies are considering their exposure to climate risks while also developing their role as societies' risk managers.


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

27 August 2015

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.


Read more at: Climate Change: A Risk Assessment

Climate Change: A Risk Assessment

20 July 2015

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.


Read more at: Axa Plenary Session: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Risk

Axa Plenary Session: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Risk

14 July 2015

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.


Read more at: Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General speaks on 'Climate: What’s changed, what hasn’t and what we can do about it'

Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General speaks on 'Climate: What’s changed, what hasn’t and what we can do about it'

7 July 2015

3 July 2015 – Angel Gurria, the OECD’s Secretary-General delivered an important speech at an event hosted by Aviva Investors, in association with ClimateWise.


Read more at: Has enough attention been paid to collective financial exposure to climate risk?
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Has enough attention been paid to collective financial exposure to climate risk?

19 March 2015

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.


Read more at: Setting a benchmark for the insurance industry’s contribution to a resilient low carbon economy

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

16 December 2014

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.”


Read more at: Maurice Tulloch appointed as new Chair of ClimateWise

Maurice Tulloch appointed as new Chair of ClimateWise

24 November 2014

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.


Read more at: Insuring the Future – How to align future markets with 2°C

Insuring the Future – How to align future markets with 2°C

24 November 2014

9 September 2014 – ClimateWise Launches Low Carbon Energy Transition Inquiry.