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8 August 2018
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Am 5. August 2018 verkündete der Chef von Munich Re in einem Gastbeitrag für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, dass der Müchner Konzern die eigene Klimastrategie an das Zwei-Grad-Ziel des Pariser Klimaabkommens knüpfen werde. So werden in...

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8 August 2018

Munich Re to limit coal involvement in line with Paris Agreement; NGOs welcome announcement but say doesn't go far enough

On 5 August 2018, Munich Re revealed its new coal policy. According to the announcement in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the world’s second largest reinsurer plans to stop offering insurance for new coal-fired power plants and mines in...

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17 November 2017
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright:www.novethic.fr)

Les assureurs jouent un rôle clé dans le développement des nouvelles centrales à charbon prévues dans le monde. Ceux-ci ont désinvesti 20 milliards de dollars du secteur. Parmi les meilleurs élèves, on trouve Swiss Re, Zurich Assurances, AXA et Scor....

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17 November 2017

UK: Lloyd's Corporation divests from coal-heavy businesses amid climate change concerns

Author: Bethan Moorcraft, Insurance Business America

"Lloyd's Corporation joins coal-heavy investment boycott", 17 Nov 2017...

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15 November 2017

Switzerland: Zurich Insurance ends coal investments over mounting climate change concerns

Author: Lucy Burton, The Telegraph (UK)

"Zurich ends coal investments as insurers pull $20bn from sector", 15 Nov 2017...

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14 September 2017
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Author: Les Amis de la Terre France

« Après AXA, Scor prend de nouvelles mesures contre le charbon », 7 septembre 2017...

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6 July 2017

Swiss Re shifts entire $130bn investment portfolio to ethical indices

Author: Oliver Ralph, Financial Times (UK)

Swiss Re's, one of Europe's biggest insurers...move comes amid renewed interest from the insurance industry in ethical investing. Last year, Axa said it would sell its tobacco investments, and this year others including Aviva and Scor have followed....

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23 May 2017

European insurance firms still underwriting coal projects, Profundo report finds; NGOs call for policy change

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17 May 2017

Commentary: It's time for insurance companies to unfriend coal

Author: Peter Bosshard, The Actuary

Walk the walk on climate change, 11 May 2017...

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7 December 2016

Insurance coalition finds industry must increase investments to fund climate resilience to minimise risks

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)

"Climate change threatens ability of insurers to manage risk", 7 Dec 2016...

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