British insurers call for green bonds

Responsible Investor journal reported last week that Alain Dromer, the new chairman of the the Association of British Insurers Investment Committee, had called for the re-activation of the securitisation markets to help develop environmental investment opportunities. Absolutely right.

“We want to work with the government to develop the right kind of environmental investment opportunities” he said. You can read the full speech here: Alain Dromer ABI speech. Note page 4 in particular.