IUA Circular 097/21

“COP26 and sustainable insurance: risks and opportunities”


with guest speakers from Browne Jacobson LLP:  Kirsty Finlayson, Jeremy Irving, Ben Standing and Jeniz White 

Event Date:  Wednesday 08 December 2021 

Time:  1pm/13.00 hrs (UK/London time) for approx 1 hour
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Subject: This market briefing will highlight how the insurance market can respond to the changes made – or not made – by the negotiations at United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).

Contact:  Deborah Finch, IUA Events Manager (020 7617 4451)

This is a free event, but names and email addresses of all attendees are required for registration.  Please click here to register.

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We understand that some attendees are unable to join our webinar's due to company restrictions for some applications on company computers.  Please note you can also connect and join with a mobile or tablet device.

Please adhere to on line etiquette during our presentations.  We kindly ask you to mute your microphone and video upon commencing the link and to use the Chat application for any  questions, which will be addressed by the speaker at the end of the presentation. We suggest dialling in at least 5 mins before the start of the webinar.

Please note that any recording of this event will be available post-event in DropBox format, subject to speaker authorisation.

 This IUA market briefing will look at the impact on the London Market of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). It will consider changes within the broader context of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, UK sustainability regulations, and focus on risks and opportunities for insurers in relation to assets / property and liabilities.

o Identify the key matters agreed and not agreed at COP 26
o Ascertain how those matters relate to:

o the broader global initiatives on environmental, social and governance (ESG) sustainability and responsibility (S&R), and in particular
o UK ESG S&R regulation

o Understand the implications of matters agreed or not agreed for the insurance of assets and liabilities

Our Speakers:
Browne Jacobson LLP
is a national law firm with offices in Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham. It offers services across a number of key sectors: public, health, insurance, brands, retail, technology, education, financial services and international. 

DISCLAIMER: The market briefing presentation materials and speaker comments therein were prepared solely by the presenter(s) in their personal and professional capacity. Any materials or opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the views of the IUA and IUA does not bear any responsibility for, or liability to, any parties in respect of the accuracy, legality or overall content of the presentation or any other comments made by speakers or other attendees during the market briefing.

As a member of the CPD (Continuing Personal or Professional Development) Certification Service the IUA is committed to providing high quality training activities. Our market briefing events are certified as being suitable for CPD purposes. To obtain a self assessment form for any particular event please email Deborah Finch. These forms will be issued after each individual event upon request.