03 November 2022 | 2 min. readingtime
The Fair Insurance Guide has assessed the investment policy of the largest insurance groups active in the Netherlands for the eighth time. Of all insurers in this survey, a.s.r. with an average score of 8.9 in the lead with its investment policy.
This seventh policy update concerned 16 insurance groups: a 'core group' of eight insurers that have been included in the benchmark for some time and a group of eight 'newcomers' who were assessed for the first time during the expansion of the Fair Insurance Guide in 2021. On the basis of 14 themes, it was investigated whether, and if so which important principles from authoritative national and international sustainability standards insurers have included in their investment policy.
In policy and practical studies, the Fair Insurance Guide shows the extent to which insurers contribute to a socially just and sustainable world through their investments. In the policy studies, the investment policy and business operations of insurers are systematically compared and assessed. For a specific theme, practical studies assess whether an insurance group's investments are in line with national and international guidelines for sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
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