Endurance, being tenacious and working together: that is the basis for the success of Access to Remedy. This is one of the three pillars of the United Nations Guiding Principles, which were central to a case session.
The insurers, the government, NGOs and trade unions, united in the IRBC agreement in the insurance sector, have developed five frameworks for themes around the environment, social conditions and corporate governance. These thematic frameworks bring together relevant international legislation and regulations, tips and other support that an insurer can use when investing in risky sectors.
In the summer of 2018, sector organizations in the insurance sector have signed the IRBC agreement on international responsible investment in the insurance sector. The agreement is binding for all affiliated insurers
In its annual report 2018-2019 the Agreement for International Responsible Investment in the Insurance Sector, looks back on the first year of the agreement and on the initial findings and recommendations of the monitoring committee.
On 10 July, the Dutch financial sector signed a commitment to contribute to the national Climate Agreement. The Carbon Accounting Financials Platform has developed a method to calculate the CO2 impact of investments.
Parties in the Agreement in the insurance sector have jointly worked out a second case for international responsible investment (IMVO).
The financial sector wants to actively contribute to the financing of the energy transition.
The directors of all participating parties to the International RBC-agreement in the Insurance sector met in May to discuss the progress of the agreement. Topics that were discussed included progress within various working groups, the climate change and some practical cases.
Parties in the Agreement in the insurance sector have jointly worked out a first case for international responsible investment (IMVO). During the session, a practical case study was conducted to discuss the positive impact that Dutch insurers can make in an international sector.