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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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Are you an Ostrich when it comes to retirement planning?

People today are living longer than ever before – if you reach age 65 in the UK, for example, you can ...

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Time for some intergenerational justice!

Australia has a world class aged care system, but it's under increasing pressure.

At a time when future funding ...

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Swiss Re Bangalore goes Solar!

Bangalore is blessed with over 300 days of sunshine a year. So when we decided to consolidate Swiss Re's ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/rethinking/solar_power.html

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Scientia potentia est.

Scientia potentia est. Knowledge is power. This widely acknowledged truism applies in so much of our modern world particularly in ...

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Robots in eldercare: C3PO or Paro?

"I suggest a new strategy, R2, let the wookie win." 
Star Wars: A New Hope (or simply "Star Wars" if ...

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Communicable disease coverage from an unlikely source

It's no secret that all insurers try to sell insurance policies with more ammunition in their arsenal than lowest ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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Challenging a universal truth. Fat or fraud?

You may remember my blog earlier this year which introduced the idea that what we see in our food pyramids ...

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In with the old, in with the new · Swiss Re Foundation award

"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it" (George A ...

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InsurTech: To disrupt or be disrupted

Digital transformation is a pivotal moment in the insurance industry: it has the potential to revitalize our industry and to ...

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Grow old gracefully… but how?

Recently, I came across a quote by Eric Hoffer: "The best part of the art of living is to know ...

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Climate change: Affecting more than just the weather

It's impossible to turn on the TV in the US today without hearing about two topics: The 2016 Presidential ...

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Fondue, deconstructed.

It is as Swiss as it gets. An acquired taste for some. For the uninitiated, fondue might just seem like ...

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Collaboration the key to innovation

Here's a statistic I found quite unbelievable when I heard it... Only 5% of corporates in Australia have relationships ...

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