ESG: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

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Insider Engage

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ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) considerations are the hot topic in the P&C insurance industry at the moment, with potentially game-changing effects at stake for re/insurers, brokers, insureds and ratings agencies alike. In this exclusive webinar in partnership with Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA), Insider Engage brings together these key stakeholders to analyze and discuss exactly what these considerations mean for each other’s business – including both the risks and opportunities. Topics for discussion: ➤ Review of underwriter, broker and rating agency perspectives on ESG impacts across three dimensions: Exposures in current insurance industry portfolios of assets and liabilities — how are industry players analyzing, measuring and managing ESG considerations? Impact on future new insurance writings, both in terms of changing climate, as well as in consideration of key stakeholder preferences; and changes in the way management runs their organization ➤ The broker perspective: what are customers demanding when it comes to environmental, social and corporate governance considerations, when securing coverage? ➤ How much weight do ESG factors carry when high premiums are at stake? ➤ Why Lloyd’s is asking all of its syndicates to forego providing new insurance coverage after Jan. 1 to thermal coal-fired power plants, thermal coal mines, oil sands or new Arctic energy exploration activities: what’s behind this strategy, and what effects will it have on the London market? Panelists: ➤ Hank Watkins, President, Lloyd’s America ➤ Meredith Jones, Global Head of ESG, AON ➤ Peter Giacone, Managing Director Global Head of Insurance, Kroll Bond Rating Agency ➤ Shawn Moynihan, U.S. Head of Editorial, Executive Editor, Awards & Events, Insider Engage (Moderator)

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