Tag: disaster risk

Geo-Political, Risk Management

UN partnership has potential for systemic climate change: ICMIF

October 29, 2021

Via: Reinsurance News

Hilde Vernaillen, the Chair of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF), has suggested that the ICMIF’s partnership work with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has the potential to bring about “real systemic change” in […]

Geo-Political, Risk Management

Jamaica catastrophe bond grant agreements signed, deal imminent

June 30, 2021

Via: Artemis BM

The project to issue a first catastrophe bond to benefit Jamaica has made further progress this month, with an important grant approval now received and the World Bank facilitated cat bond deal launch now imminent. Of course, regular Artemis readers […]

Geo-Political, Risk Management

World Bank climate change plan highlights cat bonds & risk transfer

June 24, 2021

Via: Artemis BM

This week, the World Bank Group announced its new Climate Change Action Plan, featuring a range of commitments to ramp up and deliver record levels of climate finance, while catastrophe bonds, disaster risk financing and insurance against climate risk are […]