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Entropics to specify responsible cat bond investments & SDG contributors

Entropics Asset Management AB, the Swedish manager of a catastrophe bond fund, has formalised its focus on cat bonds as responsible investments, as it specifies investments as such in its prospectus and expects to report how cat bonds it holds contribute to the sustainable development goals (SDG's).Entropics, which is the read the full article →

ILS investing to expand in Japan, as alternatives & ESG focus increases

Investing in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and other reinsurance linked assets that are broadly uncorrelated with wider financial markets are gaining in appeal, as alternative asset class allocations grow and a focus on ESG quality assets increases.Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and other reinsurance assets, from catastrophe bonds, to ILS funds, sidecars and read the full article →

PGGM & PFZW say ILS is a Sustainable Development Investment

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and insurance-linked investments (ILI) in general have been identified as an example of a Sustainable Development Investment, according to experienced ILS investors Dutch pension fund manager PGGM and pension PFZW.As insurance-linked securities (ILS) and instruments such as catastrophe bonds provide risk capital that responds to the occurrence read the full article →

ILS can be a socially & environmentally responsible investment: Experts

The argument for responsible investment (RI) in insurance-linked securities (ILS) can be seen in both society, with the benefits of insurance protection, and environmental benefits, such as building financial resilience to climate change, argue ILS market experts as part of a recent roundtable discussion.As an asset class ILS and catastrophe read the full article →

Dutch railway pension fund SPF sees catastrophe bonds as social investment

The Dutch pension fund for railway workers, Spoorwegpensioenfonds (SPF),which invests over €12.6 billion of assets on behalf of its clients, sees allocating a portion of its asset base to catastrophe bonds as an investment opportunity with social importance.The SPF published an article on its reasons for liking an investment in read the full article →