Climate change is causing widespread damage to ecosystems and increasing the rates and intensity of natural catastrophes. AXA’s strategy to protect the environment is not only to adapt, but also to provide sustainable solutions and disseminate knowledge around current and future climate-related risks.
Climate change: the economic cost of inaction
Climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity and the urgency for action has increased dramatically. Quite simply, if we don’t deal with this threat, we risk the future of the global economy and with it, sustainable long-term investment returns.
Climate change is transforming mountains – we must act to save them
As human health is inextricably linked to animal and environmental health, it is important to understand that the Pyrenees and many other mountain ranges are not as healthy as many of us think. In the future, they may no longer provide us with the clean drinking water, clean air and other ecosystem services we need.
Hail Damage Playbook: Facilitating fast, effective response and recovery
Responding to the prospect of more frequent and severe hailstorms, AXA XL in Australia developed a Hail Damage Playbook detailing best practices for facilitating fast, effective response and recovery efforts after damaging hailstorms. Francis Row, AXA XL's Claims Manager for Property and Construction in Australia, has the details.
Towards Greener Shipping
As marine insurance industry experts gather for the International Union of Marine Insurance virtual conference this month, the drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is top of the agenda. The challenge of achieving reductions in emissions in a manner that allows the industry to continue to evolve is reflected in the conference theme: “Pathways to a sustainable, resilient and innovative future.” Mathieu Daubin, Chief Underwriting Officer, Marine for AXA XL in APAC & Europe, discusses this challenge and the role that risk management and transfer has to play.