Insurance

“Swiss Re shifts entire $130bn portfolio to ethical indices” Financial Times – July 6, 2017

On July 6, 2017 the Financial Times reported that Swiss Re has begun to move its entire $130 billion portfolio to ethical indices.  The process will be completed later this year. According to the article, “Swiss Re says it is the first insurer to base its whole portfolio on ethical principles. Guido Fürer, the chief […]

Stewardship Code & Governance updates: India, Nigeria – Manifest – January 29, 2017

On January 29, 2017 Manifest reported that the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has published an exposure draft of a Stewardship Code for Insurers in India.  Comments are to be submitted to the IRDAI by February 15, 2017. Separately, Manifest reported that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria has suspended the […]