News

News that I think will be of interest to insurance people involved with ethics - from around the world, from insurance and non-insurance sources, from articles and conversations. Some of it is incremental, some of it challenging.
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News
Exploitation in Data Supply Chains public
News 3 min read

Exploitation in Data Supply Chains

Insurers may have data provenance as part of their data ethics programme, but have they scoped it correctly? An often overlooked aspect of data ethics has recently received media attention. It deals with an age old problem in supply chains – how labour is managed and remunerated.…
Duncan Minty
Duncan Minty
An Important Development on Financial Inclusion public
News 3 min read

An Important Development on Financial Inclusion

The need for insurers to take a more formalised approach to financial inclusion has moved a step closer. If the regulator is to ‘have a regard’ for financial inclusion, with data and reports, then it will expect insurers to do the same. It’s a stone that will gather moss.…
Duncan Minty
Duncan Minty
Bias in the Pricing of Italian Motor Insurance public
News 2 min read

Bias in the Pricing of Italian Motor Insurance

The UK is not the only country in which concerns are being raised about the fairness of insurance pricing. A recent analysis of the Italian motor market points to problems there. The researchers found issues around ethnicity, plus something interesting on gender.…
Duncan Minty
Duncan Minty
Moving from Healthcare Data to Lifestyle Data public
News 3 min read

Moving from Healthcare Data to Lifestyle Data

With the EU proposing to ban the secondary use of electronic health data for insurance purposes, the sector was always going to be looking for other ways to rate life and health risk. And a recent paper by an executive at Swiss Re illustrates gives some insight into how this is being addressed.…
Duncan Minty
Duncan Minty
Unconvincing Language from the FCA on Financial Inclusion public
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Unconvincing Language from the FCA on Financial Inclusion

A recent speech on financial inclusion by a FCA executive outlined the myriad of ways in which the regulator is looking at financial inclusion. Yet while broad in scope, it is short in detail, and in particular, the important detail. So what can insurers take from this?…
Duncan Minty
Duncan Minty
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