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Waking up the Olds

Year 1957, Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite was launched from Earth. After that, there were numerous, in particular by ...

STORY URL: Space College: ISEE-3 Archives
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Why do some consumers buy life insurance and some don't?

The life insurance protection gap is huge. Germany, where the mortality protection gap is EUR 110 000 per working person ...

STORY URL: Term life insurance in Germany from the consumer's perspective | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
A unique Swiss Re study – in partnership with the University of St Gallen...

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Warum kaufen Verbraucher Lebensversicherungen?

Die Deckungslücke bei Lebensversicherungen ist beträchtlich: In Deutschland liegt sie bei 110 000 EUR im Todesfall. Dabei ist Versicherungsschutz durchaus ...

STORY URL: Term life insurance in Germany from the consumer's perspective | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
A unique Swiss Re study – in partnership with the University of St Gallen...

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Smartphone: the great leveler

Smartphones are as common in developing nations as in the First World. Everyone has a smartphone, and it's their ...

STORY URL: Another Lasting Impact from Smartphones
For a very long time, the rich have known to some extent how the poor around the world live. What’s new in today's world is that the best-kept secret from the poor, namely, how the rich live, is now

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Metropolis now! Poor to be hardest hit by climate change

This was a key result for me out of the "Metropolis now! Can our cities cope with disaster?" discussion at ...

STORY URL: Connecting Generations: Metropolis Now | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect...

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Achieving the greatest effects with the simplest of means

Yesterday I was in the Swiss countryside, just outside the quiet, picturesque and sleepy little town of Payerne. A few ...

STORY URL: Solar Impulse 2 unveiled | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
In 2012 Swiss Re Corporate Solutions became the sole insurer of Solar...

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Being bold in Bandung

In a recent blog post for the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities website, Swiss Re's Martyn Parker says ...

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Casualty folks - the Affordable Care Act applies to you!

Calling all Casualty folks - the Affordable Care Act applies to you!

If you tuned in to your television news or ...

STORY URL: How Will the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Affect Liability Insurance Costs? | RAND
This report identifies potential mechanisms through which health care reform might affect claim costs for several major types of liability coverage, especially auto insurance, workers' compensatio...

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Liability Implications of the Affordable Care Act

As a healthcare professional and consumer, the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has really caught ...

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Big data rocks, or does it?

In very general terms, big data expertise means the ability to analyze vast amounts of information in order to make ...

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"Earth Hour is nothing but an ineffective feel-good event"

In his recent USA Today article Bjorn Lomborg states that "Earth Hour" is nothing but an "ineffective feel-good event". Lomborg ...

STORY URL: Lomborg: Earth Hour just a feel-good campaign
Instead, give light to the 1.3 billion people who still live without electricity.

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Solar Impulse 2 to be unveiled tomorrow

The wait is almost over! On 9 April, the world will see Solar Impulse 2, the plane that will undertake ...

STORY URL: Solar Impulse 2 to be unveiled soon | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
In 2012 Swiss Re Corporate Solutions became the sole insurer of Solar...

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An environmental educator's way to raise awareness

Environmental educator Steve Brill has a special way to reach his audience and create a lasting awareness for nature around ...

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Ethics & Insurance

In pursuit of profitability or worse in pursuit of top-line, it's true that firms have often ignored business ethics ...

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Climate Change Resilience Depends on Public/Private Partners

This week, I joined more than 200 business leaders at The Wall Street Journal's ECO:nomics conference to discuss ...

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