Monday, February 26, 2024

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ESG – what is the impact of captives?

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or now better known under the label “ESG“ is a topic that has long preoccupied the insurance industry. However, it has historically been more than...

Captive USA 2024 Part I: Property to dominate the US captive market

Companies seeking property coverage will continue to be the driving force behind captive formations in the United States in 2024, as companies look to negate rising costs and reduced capacity in the commercial market.

Captive owners can be ESG insurance pioneers

Captives have an opportunity to drive innovation in ESG and insurance, according to Maria Arana, ESG leader Europe at Marsh, and Lorraine Stack, international sales and consulting leader at Marsh Captive Solutions.

GCP Short: How captive owners can be insurance pioneers in ESG

Richard is joined by Marsh's Lorraine Stack and Maria Arana to discuss how the commercial market is factoring ESG metrics into underwriting decisions, the ways we are already seeing captives contribute to ESG efforts and the direction of travel for both the commercial market and captives.

Responding to the rise and rise of captives

Unprecedented disruption, a hardening (re)insurance market, and the onset of new major risks have increased interest in captive use by corporate risk managers. The captive market – once seen as an alternative to traditional commercial insurance – is establishing itself as a valuable risk management tool and a market in its own right. 

PSI only the start of ESG journey for International SOS captive

Becoming a signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) should only be the start of the captive journey in contributing to the group’s ESG objectives, according to Franck Baron, group deputy director of risk management and insurance at International SOS.

GCP Short: Have captives grown out of the ‘alternative market’ label?

Richard is joined by Paul Phillips, Partner and Global Captive Network Co-Leader at EY, and Lisa Wall, Executive Vice President and Risk Finance Practice Leader at Lockton, to debate whether the power of captives remains undervalued and if they should no longer be considered the ‘alternative market’ as they become more mainstream.

International SOS captive signs up to UN’s PSI

Singapore-domiciled Odeon Insurance Re Pte Ltd is the first Asian captive to become a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Sustainable Insurance.

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GCP Short: Implementing a new captive investment strategy

Richard is joined by Shadrack Kwasa, executive director at London & Capital, and Adele Gale, Deputy Managing Director of Robus Group in Guernsey, to discuss onboarding and implementing a new investment strategy for your captive.

GCP Short: Butler re-domesticates student run captive to Vermont

Richard brings news of the latest chapter in Butler University's student run captive insurance company as it completes its domicile move from Bermuda to Vermont.

GCP Short: What would make a successful UK captive domicile?

Richard is joined by Chris Lay, William-Thomas Ferrand and Matthew Latham to discuss Marsh's position on a potential UK captive regime and what factors can make it successful.