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Insurance Ireland PwC CFO Forum

 

Date: Thursday, 25th November, 2021

Time: 11:00am - 12.00pm

Place: Virtual via Zoom meetings

 

Overview

With UN COP26 front of mind, the insurance sector is stepping up on climate action and is now devoting significant attention to ESG reporting requirements. There is a real and pressing demand from regulators, activists, investors and consumers for reliable and robust reporting from insurance companies about their contribution to solving the climate crisis.  The responsibility for delivery of this reporting will fall to the finance function and the CFO.  

Irish insurers have already needed to deliver ESG reporting requirements, mainly under  the Non-Financial Reporting Directive, but the horizon is filled with further, mandatory, requirements (EU Taxonomy, CSRD) and a slew of voluntary ones.  The timeframe for delivery is very short.

Join us for an insurance focused discussion on:

  • An overview of the current ESG reporting landscape and the requirements that are on the horizon for the Irish insurance sector, and
  • A discussion, based on our experience in Europe, on some of the practical challenges that Irish insurers will face as they develop the data, analytical, and reporting processes to produce the information needed.

Agenda:

11:00: Opening Address: Moyagh Murdock, CEO, Insurance Ireland

11:05: The current Insurance ESG Landscape (the Here & Now) - Ronan Mulligan, Partner, Actuarial Practice, PwC Ireland 

11:25: 'What's coming next' - Kristina Stiefel, Partner, Financial Services, PwC Germany 

11:45: Group Discussion 

12:00: Close 

Speakers:

Ronan Mulligan, Partner, Actuarial Practice, PwC Ireland 

Ronan is an Irish actuary and Partner with PwC where he leads the Actuarial Practice in Ireland He has worked in the Irish market for more than 20 years.   He's the sponsor of PwC Ireland's Insurance ESG working group focusing on sustainability reporting, climate risk modelling and the regulatory implications of ESG risks. 

Kristina Stiefel, Partner, Financial Services, PwC Germany

Kristina is a German chartered accountant and Partner in Financial Services. She is leading Risk & Regulation Insurance topics in Germany, where she is responsible for the development of solutions in the context of ESG, insurance risk management and regulation.  Kristina has managed various ESG prestudies for insurance companies in Germany. 

This event is open to CFO Insurance Ireland members only. For further details or to attend please contact: events@insuranceireland.eu

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