To reduce its carbon emissions by 25% by 2012
Fireman’s Fund Insurance has said that it is in favour of the Copenhagen climate accord and remains committed to its climate change initiatives.
The company said that it is committed to reducing its carbon emissions by 25% by 2012. It has received a LEED-certification. It cut its energy usage by 36% in the last 10 years. It has also testified before the National Association of Insurance Regulators on new climate risk disclosure requirements.
According to Fireman’s Fund Insurance, it will offer green insurance to the US commercial marketplace and will provide related services. It has expanded its green insurance to include historic buildings, hotels, manufacturing facilities, restaurants, homes and personal and commercial automobiles.
Michael LaRocco, president and CEO at Fireman’s Fund, said: “We are pleased with the Copenhagen Climate Accord and applaud U.S. officials and the Obama administration for their efforts to reach an agreement. At Copenhagen, U.S. officials presented essential priorities for climate risk adaptation that should be met with further action by U.S. policymakers and insurers alike. Fireman’s Fund is committed to the environment, and dedicated to sharing knowledge about climate change, sustainability and energy to help create insurance solutions that are in the best interest of our customers and business.”