Dont you divest out of me

As more investors recognise the need to invest responsibly, climate divestment strategies have become increasingly popular. By avoiding investment in high-emitting firms, such strategies reduce their portfolio emissions and exposure to climate transition risk. There’s also the hope that, by restricting funding, they can use market forces to encourage lower emissions as well as creating stigma and social pressure – making selling and recruiting more difficult for the firms they target.

The rise of the actuarial scientist

With the rise of big data and machine learning, some would ask where actuaries are positioning themselves in the next few decades. We came up with the term “actuarial scientist” to mean an actuary who possesses the actuarial skills and domain knowledge, coupled with the understanding of how to use today’s technology. You may have heard other terms floating around such as “digital actuary”. In my view there is definitely space for both actuaries and data scientists to thrive in the insurance world for years to come.

Vote now for the Stars of the Future 2021

It’s vital to remember that we all started somewhere and becoming an actuary is no easy feat. We relish in acknowledging the emerging talent within the actuarial market and celebrate the ones to watch with our Stars of the Future Awards. 20 finalists are celebrated and highlighted with three lucky winners taking home an award. Sponsored by Star Actuarial Futures. Stars of the Future highlights the rising talent in the actuarial industry. We know how hard you all work to qualify as actuaries and this is the perfect way to acknowledge those who strive and go above and beyond.

Evaluating the ESG capabilities of your service providers

Lifestyle Actuary

Dalriada Trustees Limited (Dalriada), one of the largest providers of professional trustee services to pensions schemes in the UK, has today announced the appointment of Sarah Brough as a professional trustee.

Lights Camera Actuary

For the next few months Zoe Bolton will be talking to the senior actuaries in these firms, getting a brief insight into their career paths and visions for the future. This month Zoe interviews Shil Patel the UK Managing Director at Dynamo Analytics

Travelling Actuary

This month's Travelling Actuary takes us to the iconic Boston to experience New England at it’s very best.

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