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University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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CISL
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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Report

Modelling it all: secondary perils in a warming world

This report seeks to understand how the insurance industry can refine the way it defines, measures and underwrites secondary perils amidst an evolving climate risk landscape. The report also outlines key issues the insurance sector faces regarding secondary perils and the surrounding discourse, and identifies...
Report

The case for living wages

As a key pathway to addressing poverty, living wages are rich in business benefits. This report argues that the payment of living wages remains one of the most powerful routes to help people out of poverty, realise human rights, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...
Working paper

Methane, markets and food: how the climate emergency will drive an urgent focus on methane and what this means for the food and agricultural industries

Faced with the threat of irreversible tipping points in the climate system, humanity is looking for options to rapidly reduce the rate of warming. The authors of this paper argue that the most viable approach is to dramatically reduce methane emissions.
Report

The coming deluge: scenario analysis for underwriting in a changing climate

This paper considers the options, implications and communication of scenario analysis for underwriting non-life insurance. It raises awareness of different natural catastrophe modelling approaches and highlights the valuable insights that can be generated across the insurance business
Case study

Nature-related financial risk: use case

This document demonstrates how the vulnerability of degraded soil and extreme weather can deliver a blow to asset value.