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Myths around 3D (bio)printing

Take care of your heart, you won't be able to print the spare one anytime soon!
3D printing is ...

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ASUS VIVOWATCH BP WATCH MEASURES BLOOD PRESSURE

Unexpectedly for us, the company returned to the development of smart watches

Asus may have left the race to develop ...

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Plastics in our bodies: The next asbestos?

Plastics are everywhere. They're in our food, water and air. A recent study revealed that 83% of tap water ...

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Make Asia More Resilient - Closing the NatCat Protection Gap

Integrated actions needed to build resilience against frequent and forceful natural catastrophes amidst climate change


In 2017, Swiss Re counted ...

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Environmental sustainability and why it matters to Swiss Re

Around the world, Swiss Re is committed to minimising our impact on the natural environment. Our mission is to protect ...

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Insuring our changing world

The theme for the upcoming 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference, "Reinsurance Reloaded", is rather timely, as the world is undergoing ...

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Closing the Protection Gap in Just 24 Hours

For the past three years, I have been preaching the message of life insurance and closing the mortality protection gap ...

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Flood insurance for my own house?

Being a new immigrant family to the United States, there's no doubt that I need to learn a lot ...

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Fit for flood: improved modeling fuels market growth

The story of Alberto Castañeda of Katy, Texas, is a cautionary tale. He dropped his flood insurance last year so ...

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A different type of flood alert

Imagine you are sitting at home one night after dinner while a hurricane whips outside your door and rain pounds ...

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Sovereign risk transfer for developed countries? Absolutely!

Sovereign risk transfer is still a relatively new financial tool for the public sector. Benefits have been promoted mainly in ...

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Overcoming the increased burden of diabetes

As National Diabetes Week comes to an end in Australia, as a member of the life insurance industry, I couldn ...

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An Act of God? No Sir, an Act of Man

With the huge impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got extensive media coverage[1] last year ...

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A surge of optimism in flood modeling

The upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1,  will be another big test of our ability to create a ...

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Asia Pacific nations united in tackling disaster risk

From earthquakes along the Ring of Fire to landfalling category 5 typhoons, countries in the Asia-Pacific region of the world ...

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