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Supporting the Renewable Energy Race

Students from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands recently won the SASOL Solar Challenge after an eight day solar ...

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Rising to the resilience challenge

How one man, a city and an industry might find the seeds of success in adversity

Personal stories are always ...

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LOOKING FOR THE WOW EFFECT

My mother died at the age of 94. She lived the last few years of her life in a nursing ...

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Big Data, Meet Thick Data for More Relevant Insurance

For years, I was frustrated as an anthropologist in academia where we gathered data on culture and communities, but often ...

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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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Swiss Re steps up investment in own solar power supply

As a founding partner of RE100, Swiss Re is committed to becoming 100% powered by renewable electricity by 2020 - a ...

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Let's insure for the absence of wind!

Hurricanes are impressive, nobody will deny that. I confess, they make me feel meaningful, too. When I talk about hurricanes ...

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Renewable energy sits atop the world's largest oil deposits?

Solar Impulse is back in the Middle East, where their bold attempt to circumnavigate the world using only solar power ...

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Solar Impulse 2: The Wings of Clean Energy

"For this fragile Solar Impulse aircraft we need, let's say, perfection." Being an engineer myself, this statement by Wim ...

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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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The innovation angle - managing 21st century risk

From experiment to prototype and commercial production…to refinement and improvement…such is the cycle of innovation. Innovation can be ...

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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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Seagulls vs Solar

I'm the CRE & LO manager Swiss Re's office in Folkestone, UK. Recently, our office received the ISO ...

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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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