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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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Trust in Insurance

I recently read Who can you trust by Rachel Bostman and currently reading Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott.
Don in ...

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Science that seems like magic. Redefining Type 2 Diabetes

Over a year ago, I wrote that things could be different, but as the world's obesity crisis worsens, the ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Diabetes_TrendSpotlight.pdf
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Obesity and Insulin: A toxic relationship

Everyone is shaking their head in disbelief. Me included. The latest JAMA paper on obesity trends in the US says ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/food_for_thought_bmj.html
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Does genetics help to predict your diabetes risk?

We are well aware of the conventional predictors for type 2 diabetes. Besides non-modifiable factors such as age, gender, ethnic ...

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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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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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Vive La Insurance, Vive La Tech

From the past few days, I've been listening 'Insurtech' and startups a word combining Insurance and technology. Mine idea ...

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Helping Asia become more resilient to rising cancer threats

Cancer is one of the leading global killers, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by ...

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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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Lego for business. Blockchain a game changer for insurance?

During the last year, I've been working on Blockchain at Swiss Re. In my work on the technology, my ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers_and_reinsurers_launch_blockchain_initiative.html

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International dialogue: Helping people return to good work

I recently attended the International Forum of Disability Management conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as an invited speaker on ...

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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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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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