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Asset management: Allianz's new CIO continues alternatives drive

Allianz is pushing full steam ahead under new chief investment officer Carsten Quitter, with infrastructure debt and equity, real estate and renewables all key components as the firm targets a 20% allocation to alternative assets

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Viewpoint: Supplier diversity is essential to navigating the ESG risk landscape

Risk managers must consider the growing importance of ESG capital as a form of new insurance capacity and direct investment into the industry via equity and debt offerings

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Mapfre invests in renewable energy

Re/insurer signs investment deal with Spanish utility company

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Focus: Reinsurance hard market adds to insurers’ risks in GCC countries

Amid a hardening rate environment, the threat of a flight to lower credit quality looms, particularly for insurers that have ceded significant losses to the reinsurance market

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Re/insurers ride out investment storm in 2020 but more dark clouds are gathering

Insurers reaped the rewards of taking an active investment approach last year – and such strategies will be vital this year too

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Swiss Re accelerates coal phase-out and cuts carbon investments

Reinsurance giant introduces new asset management and underwriting targets

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Zurich axes carbon-intensive clients as it publishes 2021 sustainability plan

Insurer reveals it has already dropped more than 90 customers and investees involved in coal, oil sand and shale gas

Europe Zurich

Aviva aims for net zero by 2040

UK-listed insurer will cut carbon intensity of its investments 60% by 2030

Aviva Asset Management/Investment

Viewpoint: Unallocated premium cash is a serious issue for insurers

Large, unreconciled premium payments can lead to auditing failures for insurers, damage client relationships and, ultimately, the reputation of the insurer and that of the industry

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