Insurance

Insuring Carbon Projects

A group of climate activists has called on 30 insurance company CEOs to “immediately” stop underwriting new fossil fuel projects in the wake of a stark climate warning from U.N. scientists, a letter, seen by Reuters, showed. Insure our Future, a global consortium of activists, said it sent the letter dated March 21 to companies […]

Scratched EV Battery

For many electric vehicles, there is no way to repair or assess even slightly damaged battery packs after accidents, forcing insurance companies to write off cars with few miles – leading to higher premiums and undercutting gains from going electric. And now those battery packs are piling up in scrapyards in some countries, a previously […]

new financial regulator

China will form a new national financial regulatory body, consolidating oversight and replacing its banking and insurance watchdog as part of a wider government overhaul announced on Tuesday that includes plans for a national data bureau. The financial regulation proposal, presented to China’s parliament during its annual meeting, would bring supervision of the industry, excluding […]