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Integrating Climate Change Regulation into Investment Risk Models

07/28/2021

Insurers and pensions plans are hearing more from regulators about the need to assess the potential impact of climate change. Organizations understand what needs to be done, but the “how” remains elusive. Matt Lightwood discusses the ways that technology can integrate regulators’ requirements into a risk management framework in a new Viewpoint in Insurance Day.


Rich Sega Discusses Recent Rise in U.S. Unemployment Numbers with US News & World Report

07/27/2021

Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, reacts to the recent rise in unemployment in an US News & World Report article.


Conning Wins “Technology Provider of the Year” in 2021 Asset Management Awards

07/22/2021

Conning is pleased to have been named Technology Provider of the Year in the 2021 Asset Management Awards. The award’s judges cited proof of Conning’s long-term expertise being applied to build new technology, such as last year’s Allocation Optimizer™ software. 


Conning is Pleased to Announce its Newest Focus Series "ESG: Social Considerations for Insurers"

07/20/2021

ESG (environmental, social, and governance) concerns have been increasing for years, and issues regarding DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) are being discussed in all industries, including insurance. Insurance companies that do not stay out in front of the issues will quickly find themselves at a disadvantage.


Paul Norris Demystifies Esoteric Asset-Backed Securities

07/16/2021

Paul Norris, Head of Structured Products, weighs in on esoteric asset-backed securities in a discussion with Insurance AUM Journal.


Conning Integrates ESG and Climate Change Indices into Its GEMS® Economic Scenario Generator

07/13/2021

Conning announced the addition of a range of environmental, social, governance (ESG) and climate-change indices into its award-winning* GEMS® Economic Scenario Generator software.


ESG and Climate Change Indices Integrated into Conning's GEMS® Economic Scenario Generator

07/13/2021

Conning announces the addition of a range of environmental, social, governance (ESG) and climate-change indices into its GEMS® Economic Scenario Generator software. The new models allow risk professionals to easily incorporate projection data based on climate- and ESG-weighted indices into their stochastic modeling of equity and corporate bond returns.


Conning Viewpoint: Transition Risk Analysis May Help Insurers Better Understand

07/08/2021

Conning has posted a Viewpoint examining transition risk, i.e., the investment risks - and opportunities – that may arise in response to how efforts to reduce carbon emissions may affect the securities in their investment portfolios.


Rich Sega and Cindy Beaulieu Look at Current Opportunities in the Fixed-Income Market

07/06/2021

Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, and Cindy Beaulieu, Chair of Conning's Investment Policy Committee, share insights on current opportunities in the fixed-income market with Pensions & Investments


Don Townswick Discusses the Equity Market with Bloomberg

06/28/2021

Don Townswick, Director of Equity Strategies, talks with Bloomberg about market factors affecting the valuations of dividend-paying equities and how changes in tax laws may affect the equity market.