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If you don’t get climate change, climate change will get you

Every week, it seems, a new report comes out furnishing new evidence of the potentially devastating impact of climate change ...

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Type 2 diabetes management: medicine or behavior change?

Type 2 diabetes prevalence is on the rise globally, and the signs
don't speak for this trend to invert ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/Expert_Forum_on_diabetes.html
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Offshore Wind - Protecting assets, operations and revenues

You might wonder what an insurer like Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has to say at an offshore wind Operations and ...

STORY URL: https://corporatesolutions.swissre.com/insights/events/operations_maintenance_for_offshore_wind_2018.html
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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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Volatility of volatility of climate

In the past month, three leading economists and central bankers have turned their attention in a public address to the ...

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Cyber Liability and Cross Border Differences

On 10 April 2018, I participated to a panel in London organized by the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel ...

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You are what you mother ate

These two mice are genetically identical: So how can they be different colours?  This can be explained by epigenetic changes ...

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Harvey, we have a problem!

Houston is a microcosm of the flooding problem in the United States. Combine population growth with aggressive development in an ...

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2017 Nat Cats: Parallels for Australia & New Zealand

Swiss Re's 50th anniversary sigma report "Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters" highlights just how damaging 2017 was. Total global ...

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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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Making ASEAN more resilient by closing the Protection Gap

Today, high ranking officials of all ten ASEAN member states convened in Singapore for the 4th ASEAN Finance Ministers' and ...

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Italy: Our natural catastrophe story nine years after the L'Aquila Earthquake

LET'S LOOK BACK …6 April 2009. 5.9 on the Richter magnitude scale, 309 fatalities, 1'600 people injured ...

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Diversity of thought to solve challenging business problems

Thirty one bright minds sat around the conference table, looking at me expectantly. They were lawyers, engineers, marketers, IT specialists ...

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Buying The Right Flood Insurance Palm Beach County

 Without an insurance, it will be a mistake to assume that your home is safe. So, one needs to go ...

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Automation in the construction industry, a great opportunity


Both the construction and the re/insurance industry face disruptive changes in the near future.
And both industries need to ...

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