Welcome to the IFoA Sustainability Lifelong learning page, where we collate what we believe is the most relevant, current thinking on sustainability topics, to make it as easy as possible for you to digest and learn, then connect up with others to share your insights.
We are starting with material on climate change, with biodiversity, systems thinking, new economics and others to follow.
The page will continue to evolve and expand, and our aim is to continually refresh it. If you read something that you think could add to the library, please let us know.
Thanks for your visit and your contribution.
Louise Pryor, Immediate Past-President
The IFoA signed the Green Finance Education Charter in July 2020. The GFEC was proposed by the UK Government in its Green Finance Strategy released July 2019.
A number of other bodies also signed including:
As signatory of GFEC , the IFoA commits to:
Discover the science behind global warming and what that means for policy makers and society over the coming decades and look at how the UK Government’s first ever Green Finance Strategy responds to what the science of climate change means for financial services.
See how we can green the financial system, finance our green priorities and capture the opportunity that a global market for green financial services presents.
Here are some examples of what is available:
To help your understanding of how climate-related risk plays a role in the work of actuaries, the IFoA’s Actuarial Review Team has completed an information-gathering exercise. The report has concluded that in many organisations, actuaries are among those leading the thinking on climate-related risk. The key areas of work carried out by actuaries are scenario modelling and stress testing as well as working alongside others in asset management. Read their full report