Insurance firm Marine Agency commits to becoming climate-neutral

It is working in collaboration with Climate Neutral, a non-profit organisation that helps companies achieve carbon-neutral status by measuring, offsetting and reducing emissions

Scottish Widows commits to halve carbon footprint of £170bn portfolio within a decade

It claims to be the first major pensions and insurance provider to set such a goal by 2030

Just Group becomes first UK insurance company to issue green bond

It has raised £250m to facilitate investment in green assets, including green buildings, renewable energy and clean transportation projects

Aviva launches specialised renewable energy insurance

It is the insurer’s latest initiative to support action to tackle climate change and contribute towards the UK’s 2050 net zero emissions target

Beer, tea and mental health – they’re all affected by climate change!

This year’s Green GB Week – designed to raise understanding of how businesses and the public can contribute to tackling climate change – is running from 4th to 8th November

Climate risk stress test for UK insurance sector

It is the first time the bi-annual tests have been extended to explore climate change and applies to the largest life and general insurers

US insurers ‘betraying public’ with continued coal investment

None of the nation’s nine leading insurers assessed in a new report have taken significant action

Green light for Electric Vehicles Bill in Parliament

Government will be granted new powers to kick-start the rollout of EV chargers across the UK

Zurich longevity swap to cover £2bn National Grid pension liabilities

It will protect the grid operator against the risk of rising costs as a result of 6,000 pensioners and future dependent members living longer than expected

Allianz pledges to cut back on insuring coal companies

It plans to phase out both its proprietary investments in coal-based business and its insurance coverage of such risks by 2040