In a turbulent world, we must securitize resilience: UNDP’s Kellett & Stander

Given the challenges faced in an increasingly volatile and turbulent world, insurance and risk finance are key tools that can help to shift the balance of risk, while insurance-linked securities (ILS) can “securitize resilience”, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representatives. The UNDP published its Human Development Report today, with social insurance against future […]

African Development Bank, UK & London Market insurers enter risk transfer partnership

The African Development Bank, the government of the United Kingdom, and global insurers, AXA XL, Axis Specialty, and HDI Global Specialty, have closed on a new and innovative risk sharing transaction. The Room to Run Sovereign transaction was structured with the intention of scaling up the African Development Bank Group’s commitments to climate finance by […]