Launch of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) at Rio+20

Launch of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) at Rio+20

During the annual seminar of the International Insurance Society (IIS) in Rio de Janeiro, an event that coincides with Rio+20, UNEP-FI launched the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI).

During the annual seminar of the International Insurance Society (IIS) in Rio de Janeiro, an event that coincides with Rio+20, UNEP-FI launched the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI), following the model of the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) that are designed for the banking sector. During the last two months BSD Consulting in Brazil realized an in-depth research to monitor the degree of knowledge and the preparedness of the Brazilian Insurance Companies towards implementation of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance. The main results of the research have been presented to the public during the launch event in Rio and will be published soon in English and Portuguese.