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Advancing Sustainable Energy Solutions

The Greek philosopher, Heraclitus once said: "change is the only constant in life." Proof of this can be seen all ...

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A week of notable earthquakes, a year of notable earthquakes

So far, 2016 has been a notable year for earthquakes. We've seen damaging and deadly events in Japan, Ecuador ...

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MiCRO business interruption cover launched in Guatemala

It's been long time in the making: the Microinsurance Catastrophe Insurance Organisation (MiCRO) was created in 2010, and started ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/global_partnerships/first_MiCRO_natcat_business_interruption_cover_launched_in_guatemala.html

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We can't stop Mother Nature - but we can prepare

The only thing predictable about earthquakes is we know they'll continue to occur and impact communities around the world ...

STORY URL: https://www.earthquakebracebolt.com/

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How resilient is your world?

I want to live in a resilient community and I’m sure you do as well. I live in the ...

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Drones taking off in the insurance industry

The insurance industry holds many types of reputations, but one thing that many people would agree on is its ability ...

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Practice in the Science of Risk Ranking

All practitioners involved with the (re)insurance chain of business practice risk ranking, including the insureds. The methodologies vary from ...

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A disaster, all dependent on the location? Or more?

The 7.8-magnitude quake (as per USGS) that rocked the South Island of New Zealand on Monday was centered 93 ...

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Assignments of Benefits and fairly adjusting water losses

When an insured suffers a homeowners' loss, they understandably want to get the damage repaired as quickly as possible. The ...

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The Most Important US City You've Never Heard About

You might not be able to find Cushing, Oklahoma on a map, but the magnitude 5 earthquake that occurred there ...

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Coherence of enforced or natural sub-additivity in SCR

Undoubtedly there is enforced or assumed sub-additivity in the standard solvency capital reserve formula (SCR) – equation (1) on the picture ...

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Misfortune seldom comes alone

Clustering of European winter storms has been a hot topic for a while now. We released our study on the ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/library/winter_storm_clusters_in_europe.html

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To Close the Protection Gap, Understand Our Customers

As we prepare for the Baden Baden conference of this year, I've been thinking about how much we have ...

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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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When a disaster happens, what can you expect from FEMA?

When a disaster happens, how much money can you expect from FEMA? You may be surprised.

Thousands of people affected ...

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