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    The Actuaries’ Carbon Collaboration (ACC) is a group of actuaries and other professionals working towards a coherent understanding of the issues around greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by considering them in an actuarial context.

    Emissions into and absorption from the atmosphere can be modelled in the same way that we model variable cash flows, including the impacts of uncertain quantities and timing. The ACC’s work investigates both the insights that this analogy provides and its limitations.

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    This talk presents the work of the Data and Modelling workstream of the IFoA Mental Health Working Party. We explore data and modelling considerations in the risk assessment and underwriting of mental health conditions. We will also consider how newer risk factors and improved data availability might open up opportunities for additional underwriting and product designs.

  • Pensions Dashboards

    12 July 2022

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    As the industry prepares for Pensions Dashboards, we have lined up a specialist panel who is at the heart of the ongoing work in this area. Hear the latest developments, future proposals and have the opportunity to put forward your questions to our speakers.

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    Crisis management, the process by which an organization deals with a disruptive, sudden and unexpected event that threatens to harm the organization or its stakeholders, has become a key concern in the light of the Pandemic and Geopolitical risks.

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    Artificial Intelligence is heralded as a game-changer to the ways industries use data, with the insurance industry especially looking to embrace these new technologies. This brings many questions – not least around data privacy, ethics, potential biases and so on – with regulators increasingly interested in developments.

    Moreover, whilst the stunning progress of specific technologies such as Watson and Alphazero made headlines some years ago, current commercial applications of AI remain far from mature.

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    This webinar will cover:

    • Some background on the risks of misselling in an ESG context, including the DWS case

    • Achieving positive impact is a strong antidote to the risks of greenwashing or ESG misselling, however this risks having a tension with fiduciary responsibilities

    • This tension can be resolved with a concept called Universal Ownership

    • Under Universal ownership, investors have an appetite to make a loss in order to achieve positive impact, and yet still have no compromise on their fiduciary responsibilities

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    This session will focus on the transformation roadmap of the healthcare sector in KSA and the role of actuarial capabilities in enhancing its evolution to the desired end stage as per the objectives of the Vision 2030. The discussion will focus how the system has evolved so far and shed light on  the expected future changes. Through examining  the transformation, we will highlight how the sector is and can use actuarial  expertise to not only assist with this transformation but also use basic actuarial principles to identify the key risks and their respective mitigation strategies.

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    The purpose of this research paper is to explore enterprise risk management lessons which can be learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic in preparation for potential future pandemics as well as other “gray rhino” or “black swan” events. This paper is not intended to be an all-encompassing solution to the issues presented by Covid-19; rather, the content has been provided to help drive discussions regarding how risk management processes may need to evolve in line with the dynamic nature of the underlying risks that they sometimes need to capture.

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    The IFoA's Infrastructure Working Party, led by Chris Lewin, will present its new introductory guide to infrastructure investment, which will be published on the IFoA web-site prior to the webinar.   Those readers whose institutions have already taken the plunge into infrastructure will know that it is a highly complex and diverse field of activity.   This guide does not explore all the matters which investors take into account, but it does discuss many of the more important points, including the risks and past returns, benchmarking, and ESG and SDG considerations.    Attendees will be invi

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    Health contributes to happiness at the personal, family, community and societal level.  Health, importantly underpins all our economic security. This talk will explore the drivers of our health, the measurement of health and the steps we can take to improve health – most of which lie outside the NHS.

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Banking MIG This Banking MIG connects all people with an interest in Banking, Finance and Investment and the wider Actuarial fields.
Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group The new Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group (MIG) is relevant to the broad range of actuaries interested in the fast growing activity of de-risking pension plans through (primarily) bulk annuities or longevity swaps.
Damages Member Interest Group Welcome to the Damages Member Interest Group (Damages MIG) community where members can share knowledge and ideas and gain insight into general issues relating to awards in respect of damages and personal injury.
Diversity Advisory Group This community was initially established to look at how women within the IFoA are represented in senior positions and have now expanded to look at stimulating debate and forming recommendations around other diversity issues within the IFoA.
Financial consumer interest group
Funeral Plans Member Interest Group The objectives of this Member Interest Group are: to support actuaries working on pre-paid funeral plan trusts (FPT); to provide CPD and professionalism opportunities and events to actuaries working on FPT; to provide actuaries working on FPT with a forum and a network for discussing issues arising from work on FPT; to encourage the sharing of developmental resources and experience to help develop current and potential FPT actuaries.
In-house Actuaries Member Interest Group This is a community for the use of members of the In-house Actuaries Members Interest Group (MIG).
Longevity Catalysts Membership Interest Group By definition, changes in the average human lifespan are realised slowly over time. It can be useful though to reclassify this emergence as the long term result of a series of various trigger events that have occurred at a single point in time.
Non-executive directors' interest group Welcome to the Non-Executive Directors' Member Interest Group (NEDs MIG) community where members can share knowledge and ideas and gain insight into general issues affecting Boards and NEDs.
Recovery and Resolution Planning Member Interest Group The objectives of this Member Interest Group are: to discuss and review published guidance from regulators on Recovery and Resolution Planning. Currently, PRA’s Fundamental Rule 8 is for all insurance companies to have a resolution plan. the group will act as a means for actuaries who are working in this area to share ideas and information. the group will also support the IFoA Policy Team with the response to any consultation papers that are issued on this and related subjects, typically by FSB, IAIS, EIOPA or PRA. 

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