The Net-Zero Insurance Alliance launched at the G20 Venice Conference on Climate on Sunday, 11 July 2021.

Latest News from the Alliance

7 March 2022

Insurers begin long countdown to net zero (Environmental Finance)

The insurance industry took its biggest step towards decarbonisation with launch of the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) in July 2021. Some of the world's biggest insurers have now joined. The NZIA arguably has the potential to be more influential than its investor counterparts in encouraging change among high-emitting companies. Without insurance, companies cannot function.

25 November 2021

BLOG: COP26 – The moment private finance promised to lead

UNEP FI’s Climate Lead, Remco Fischer reviews the outcomes of COP26 and explains why ultimate climate success or failure depends on leadership from the private and the public sectors coming together, synergising, feeding and boosting each other to create a determined drive of economic decarbonisation. He also highlights the important role of the net-zero finance alliances…

27 October 2021

UNEP FI delivers G20 input paper with recommendations for credible net-zero finance commitments

Ahead of the G20 Rome Summit this weekend, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) today publishes its G20 input paper, ‘Recommendations for credible Net-Zero commitments from financial institutions’. UNEP FI is, for the first time, setting out a high-level framework for what a credible, transparent and comparable 1.5°C science-based commitment looks like and what…

13 October 2021

Net-Zero Insurance Alliance breaks ground in Africa and Asia as it expands in Europe

13 October 2021—In the run up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) convened by UN Environment Programme’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI) has expanded its membership, announcing today five new members from Africa, Asia and Europe as part of its efforts to build a global alliance.

 

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