Principles for Sustainable Insurance

Last updated: 2012

The Principles for Sustainable Insurance function as a global framework that guide the insurance industry in addressing risks and opportunities related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.

Use this resource for the following Actions of Impact Management:

  • Strategy: Commit to considering ESG risks and opportunities in insurance practices, and to working with other industry participants to do the same. These Principles are relevant to insurers in their dual role as both corporates entities conducting operations, and as organisations with investment activities.
  • Governance: Embed ESG issues into decision-making processes and policies.

Standard on applying Social Value Principle 4: Only Include What is Material

Last updated: 2018

Standard and guidance on how to apply the fourth of SVI’s Social Value Principles.

Use this resource to:

  • Measure, assess and value: Follow the guidance to determine whether an impact is significant to people or the environment, requiring management.