UNEP-PSI launches global insurance commitment to protect World Heritage Sites

Thursday, July 5, 2018

The United Nations Environment's Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (UNEP-PSI) has launched the global insurance industry's first statement of commitment to protect the outstanding universal value of World Heritage Sites, in partnership with WWF (World Wide Fund For Nature) and UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Centre.

The statement covers the insurance industry's risk management, insurance and investment activities and commits signatories to take various actions in order to prevent or reduce the risk of insuring and investing in companies or projects whose activities could damage World Heritage Sites.

Read full press release here.