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Pokémon Go, The Fever, The Bad, and The Good

Have you gotten the fever? Oh yes, the world has- as seen in all kinds of news headlines – from scary ...

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Curse or opportunity?

We are all familiar with the famous saying attributed to Chinese folk law 'may you live in interesting times'. It ...

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Interview Julien Descombes, Swiss Re's co-host NGIC 2016

Julien Descombes is reporting back on Swiss Re's 3rd Next Generation Insurance Customer (NGIC) - Bringing it to Life - event ...

STORY URL: http://cgd.swissre.com/events/Next_Generation_Insurance_Customer_Bringing_it_to_Life.html

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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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A faster response to pandemics is crucial

A faster response to pandemics is crucial; how global insurance could help.

There is a direct correlation between the speed ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Pandemics_in_a_changing_climate_Full_report_FINAL.PDF

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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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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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Agriculture, Biodiversity and Insurance

There are many reasons for crop failure, ranging from pests and floods to fungi and summer storms. It's no ...

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China: crisis or no crisis? And what it means for insurers

Even though Asian markets popped higher overnight, this does not deter from the question: is China in slowdown, or is ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Global_Economic_Outlook.pdf?hootPostID=280fe1b72a4dbccd684b4163f08bbe48

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Are we ready for our future care needs?

Ageing populations will be a defining characteristic of most Asian societies in the coming decades. Attention is commonly focused on ...

STORY URL: http://ow.ly/Uvg7r

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Does healthy eating cost you more?

24 years ago tomorrow, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) created World Diabetes Day held each ...

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Awareness weariness

I googled it. As usual the living collection of human knowledge known as Wikipedia proved helpful. Awareness Days - just how ...

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Life Insurance Awareness Month "...why we do what we do..."

I work in the life (re)insurance industry. Every day I come into work, walk up the stairs (yes I ...

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Life Lessons

Cameron Hillebrand was 16 years old when he learned about the value of life insurance. Life changed in an instant ...

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