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The Craft of Smart Contracts

This year, May 2’nd & 3’rd, for
the first time the National Bureau of Economic Research [https://www ...

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Measuring Geo-spatial Insurance Risk Concentration

Practitioners view geo-spatial variability of insurable losses and claims as a significant risk factor in the definition of key business ...

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Insurance 2020+

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As insurance professionals we have been describing the lack of insurance ...


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Catastrophes, conversations and the client promise

As each of us across Swiss Re works to deliver on our client promise in a way that makes a ...

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Make Asia More Resilient - Closing the NatCat Protection Gap

Integrated actions needed to build resilience against frequent and forceful natural catastrophes amidst climate change

In 2017, Swiss Re counted ...

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Environmental sustainability and why it matters to Swiss Re

Around the world, Swiss Re is committed to minimising our impact on the natural environment. Our mission is to protect ...

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Insuring our changing world

The theme for the upcoming 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference, "Reinsurance Reloaded", is rather timely, as the world is undergoing ...

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Flood insurance for my own house?

Being a new immigrant family to the United States, there's no doubt that I need to learn a lot ...

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Fit for flood: improved modeling fuels market growth

The story of Alberto Castañeda of Katy, Texas, is a cautionary tale. He dropped his flood insurance last year so ...

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A different type of flood alert

Imagine you are sitting at home one night after dinner while a hurricane whips outside your door and rain pounds ...

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Sovereign risk transfer for developed countries? Absolutely!

Sovereign risk transfer is still a relatively new financial tool for the public sector. Benefits have been promoted mainly in ...

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An Act of God? No Sir, an Act of Man

With the huge impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got extensive media coverage[1] last year ...

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Can sustainability be a measure of happiness?

Sustainable Happiness: "Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or ...

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A surge of optimism in flood modeling

The upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1,  will be another big test of our ability to create a ...

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Trust in Insurance

I recently read Who can you trust by Rachel Bostman and currently reading Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott.
Don in ...

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