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Pandemics and infectious diseases top survey of current risks

Teams are preparing for the worst while strategizing for the best outcomes in this snapshot of risk management preparedness. Climate change continues its reign as the top emerging risk in the 14th Annual Survey on Emerging Risks: Key Findings, while ‘pandemic/infectious diseases’ make its debut as a top risk, ranks third.

How actuaries are adapting their work to climate change risks

A 2020 survey of CIA members shows that just under one third of respondents account for climate change risks in their actuarial work, a proportion similar to that indicated in a 2019 survey. These results point to a continued need in the profession for additional information and guidance on the subject.

Media Release: Spring 2020 Data Update to the Actuaries Climate Index

As attention to climate issues grows, ACI provides objective data on key climate measurements Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON (Dec. 1, 2020)—With climate risk issues receiving increased focus in 2020 and poised for even greater attention from the public and public policymakers in 2021, the Actuaries Climate Index continues to provide important up-to-date data for...

Media Release: Canada’s actuaries support a standard and open framework for disclosure of ESG risks

Ottawa, November 30, 2020 – The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) supports Canada’s eight largest pension funds in their call for companies to undertake consistent and improved disclosure of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors according to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. Improved ESG disclosure will...

Media Release: Data Update to the Actuaries Climate Index

Long-term measure of extreme climate conditions reached a new high in winter 2019–20 Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON (August 26, 2020) –– A multiyear trend of increasing climate condition measurements from the United States and Canada continues, reaching a new high in winter 2019–20, the latest Actuaries Climate Index quarterly data release shows. The Actuaries...

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