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Helping communities bounce back with parametric insurance

On September 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael has made landfall in Florida, leaving a path of destruction in its wake: more ...

STORY URL: https://www.swissre.com/risk-knowledge/mitigating-climate-risk/natural-catastrophes-affecting-more-people-what-can-do-to-help.html
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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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Parametric for the people

Today, the majority of the world's risks are uninsured. However, population growth, wealth concentration in cities and economic development ...

STORY URL: https://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/property-and-casualty/solutions/parametric-solutions.html
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Insurance 2020+

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

STORY URL: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/networked-insurance-2020-paul-meeusen/?published=t
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"Hot Flat and Crowded"

As I said in my last post on Blockchain, I love reading things that broaden my horizons, teach me something ...

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Myths around 3D (bio)printing

Take care of your heart, you won't be able to print the spare one anytime soon!
3D printing is ...

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Plastics in our bodies: The next asbestos?

Plastics are everywhere. They're in our food, water and air. A recent study revealed that 83% of tap water ...

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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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Closing the Protection Gap in Just 24 Hours

For the past three years, I have been preaching the message of life insurance and closing the mortality protection gap ...

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Hurricane Florence – getting the big picture right

Hurricane Florence – getting the big picture right with geo maps

When a severe storm like Hurricane Florence is heading for ...

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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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