London workshop with Twelve Capital and African Risk Capacity

Climate change leads to a larger protection gap of which 96% is in the developing world* Twelve Capital held a workshop with high calibre market players to discuss how natural catastrophe risks can be transferred to financial markets for disaster relief in emerging markets. Against the backdrop of Impact Investing some highlights covered were: – […]

Flood risk already affects 1.81 billion people. Climate change and unplanned urbanization could worsen exposure

Flooding is among the leading climatic threats to people’s livelihoods, affecting development prospects worldwide – and floods can also reverse years of progress in poverty reduction and development.  While the threat is already substantial, climate change and rapid urbanization in flood zones are likely to further drive up flood risks. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report affirms the […]