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Webinar: Threats and Opportunities of Climate Change in Global Insurance Business

10.02.2022 @ 14:00 - 17:00

Time: 10.2.2022 at 14.00 – 17.00 EET (13.00 – 16.00 CET)

Key outcomes: Climate change creates uncertainty that affects all the business sectors. This event discusses the risks and opportunities climate change causes and how does it affect the insurance businesses as well as the need for insurances in different sectors. The event is organised in cooperation with Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC) and with the Finnish Risk Management Association (SRHY). In addition, invitations will be sent through the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) to all member associations of FERMA.


1st Part

14:00               Opening of the eventJouni Keronen, CEO, Climate Leadership Coalition

14:10                ESG Risks on the rise – Mitigating the risks of climate change jointly, Michael Bruch, Global Head Risk Consulting Liability / Emerging Trends, Allianz

14:35               Sustainability, Climate Change, and the Paradigm Shift in Risk Management, Belinda Bates, Senior Risk Consultant, Climate Data & Analytics, Climate Change Resilience Services, Zurich Resilience Solutions

15:00               Climate change and insurance industry – the impacts and possibilities, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament

15:20                Q&A

15:30    Break

2nd Part

15:40               Climate policy and investors: life with taxonomy, Risto Murto, Chief Executive Officer of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

15:55               Climate Change and Insurance – insurability, investment activity, and customer expectations, Pekka Puustinen, Deputy CEO at Pohjola Insurance Ltd

16:10               How sustainability should or should not be integrated into prudential regulation, Esko Kivisaari, Deputy Managing Director, Finance Finland

16:25               Q&A

16:35                CLC’s Working group discussion for possible actions,Timo Tyrväinen, Chief Economist, CLC

16:55               Conclusions, Veikko Välilä, former President of International Project Management Association



14:00 - 17:00
CLC-events are for CLC-members only. If you are a CLC-member and you wish to participate in an event, but you have not received an invitation, please contact Senni Raunio (senni.raunio@clc.fi).