PRESS RELEASE: As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk

Press Release     As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk     Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development London, 27 June 2014 – A ground-breaking alliance between the United Nations and insurance companies from across the globe today launched …

UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development

MEDIA ADVISORY UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development For immediate release Rio de Janeiro, 18 June 2012 – Close to 30 leading insurance companies, worth over US $5 trillion in total assets and representing in excess of 10 per cent of …

Over 100 insurers call for greater action to adapt the developing world to climate change

UNEP FI and partners launch global insurance industry statement on adapting to climate change in developing countries UNEP FI, in collaboration with three insurance initiatives, the Geneva Association, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) and ClimateWise, will today launch a global insurance industry statement on adapting to climate change in …