Our purpose is to strengthen the financial solvency, stability and sustainability of the insurance industry in support of economic growth and the well-being of all stakeholders.
In 2021, AM Best became the first Credit Rating Agency to become a Signatory to the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Finance Initiative (FI) Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI).
As a PSI signatory, AM Best is committed to incorporating the Principles into our processes and policies across all areas of our global organization. Find out more about our Principles for Sustainable Insurance.
We’ve integrated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) specific factors into our ratings methodology to help identify risks and opportunities not captured by financial metrics.
We provide accurate, timely and comprehensive information and industry research to help industry stakeholders navigate the evolving insurance landscape.
View AM Best’s interactive discussion of the relevance of ESG to financial strength and the incorporation of ESG into the ratings process.
Learn about the results of our ESG survey, modifications to the Best Credit Rating Methodology relating to ESG factors, and key implications of ESG adoption.