Africa’s largest insurer bags Climate Change Leadership Award with research supported by UNEP Finance Initiative Santam, Africa’s largest non-life insurer and a member of UNEP FI, has won the 2012 Climate Change Leadership Award under the financial services category. The Climate Change Leadership Award is the first in Africa to recognise, reward, motivate and celebrate businesses, communities, youth, schools and individuals leading the way in combating climate change. Santam won the award due to the research study, Insurance in a Changing Risk Landscape: Local lessons from the Southern Cape of South Africa, said the jury. The study emerged from a research partnership between the Santam Group, WWF, University of Cape Town and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, and was produced in collaboration with UNEP FI.