ESG insurance

November 14, 2022

Parametric insurance ESG authentication. How can companies use parametric insurance to prove their ESG bona fides?

Parametric insurance ESG authentication. Parametric insurance, which has long been popular in disaster recovery, is gaining steam as a proxy for proving the effectiveness of ESG programs. Nir Kossovsky and Denise Williamee of insurer Steel City Re explore details of this novel ESG solution. Insurance-based authentication — a regulatory lynchpin — is a recent innovation made possible by parametric insurance solutions.

October 29, 2022

Shockingly, Steel City Re’s Illustrated Guide to Reputation Risk Management, a cocktail book, is not on The Economist’s list

Booze you can use. Nearly as much history, culture and science can be found in cocktails as in cuisine. Do not be too put off by the theatre and skill on display in the modern, snazzy cocktail bar: the craft is approachable and can be learned by doing, starting with a few basic skills and guiding principles […] These are the books to banish … ignorance; to think analytically about all the components of cocktails, and thereby to readjust those proportions; to hone the techniques of the efficient (and occasionally theatrical) barkeep; and to get coupette-sized doses of all that history and cocktail culture.

October 4, 2022

Pay by ESG Performance Metrics. “Difficulties in boiling (ESG) down to a few performance indicators to link to pay are numerous, (said Nir Kossovsky).”

Pay by ESG Performance Metrics. While environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)-linked pay and bonuses are increasingly popular in big businesses, the concept found a lack of support among two recent visitors to Intelligent Insurer’s hub for debate and discussion: Nir Kossovsky, head of Steel City Re, an insurance intermediary and risk advisor for reputation and ESG linked reputation risk; and GCY Associates’ founder Gerald Chen-Young, who specialises in institutional investment management, consulting and advice, and has worked with several boards on ESG issues.

September 27, 2022

DEI and Reputation Risk. Companies can always buy insurance. Insurers like Steel City Re are developing creative ESG parametric products.

DEI – Diversity Equity and Inclusion Disappointment Risk “Really, what is needed is what we’re calling ESG-linked reputation insurance,” Kossovsky said. “ESG is all about setting expectations for better environmental stewardship, better social justice, more dutiful governance. The risk arises from some failure to understand stakeholder expectations — the failure to set those expectations, and …

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September 14, 2022

Steel City Re Intelligence Unit Brief 20220914

Intelligence Unit Briefing. Our reputation risk management advisory services integrate principles of quality management and behavioral economics, substantiated by a proprietary quantitative methodology. Our ESG | reputation insurances are parametric.

September 14, 2022

NACD Summit ESG Beast. Effective risk management and governance, validated by insurance, forestalls regulators, litigators, and activists.

NACD Summit ESG Beast. Effective risk management and governance of ethics, compliance, ESG, and reputation risks, validated by insurance, forestalls regulators, litigators, and activists. In this workshop, Steel City Re CEO Nir Kossovsky conveys the nuts & bolts of an enterprise reputation risk management apparatus, and the governance, leadership, controls and insurances therein. Directors will …

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September 11, 2022

“Demand for environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)-reputational risk insurance is surging.”

Surging Demand for ESG Risk Insurance. Demand for environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)-reputational risk insurance is surging, but, according to Nir Kossovsky (pictured), chief executive officer of Steel City Re, there is a lack of capital available. Parametric ESG-linked reputation insurance is as vital today as D&O insurance. Click on the image above to …

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