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Are potato chips the new cigarette?

Last spring, a colleague and I had just wrapped up another day at a joint claims and underwriting audit in ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Are_Potato_Chips_new_Cigarette.pdf
http://media.swissre.com/documents/Are_Potato_Chips_new_Cigarette.pdf

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Geneva Association Interview with Andrew Maskrey, UNISDR

This video provides an interview on the role of insurance in disaster reduction with Andrew Maskrey, UNISDR Coordinator for the ...

STORY URL: Geneva Association
The Geneva Association on Disaster Reduction

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Ask the experts on risk!

Starting on 5 November, CROs and leading risk management experts from around the world will be gathering in Rüschlikon, Switzerland ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/about_us/managing_risks/The_2013_Chief_Risk_Officer_Assembly.html

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First national disaster risk assessment in Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Office for Civil Protection has published its first national disaster risk assessment in April 2013. It covers ...

STORY URL: Nat. Gefaehrdungsanlayse
Das VBS bzw. das Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz BABS wurde am 19. Dezember 2008 vom Bundesrat mit der Koordination einer nationalen Gefährdungsanalyse ‚Risiken Schweiz‘ beauftragt.

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The limits to foresight

In the conclusion to Swiss Re SONAR – Emerging Risk Insights it says: "When the future is characterized by rapid and ...

STORY URL: SONAR: keeping tabs on emerging risks | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer

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Agroterrorism - the new threat to food security

Food security is increasingly becoming an oxymoron in many parts of the world. From last year’s droughts which decimated ...

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The threat from solar storms

Power blackouts can ruin our supply of frozen groceries, plunge us into darkness, cut off access to the internet and ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Swissre_solar_storms_July_2013.pdf

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Four huge sun flares in 24 hours

Swiss Re's predictions on the impact of Solar flares looks pretty prescient all of a sudden. Especially with how ...

STORY URL: Four colossal Sun flares in 48 hours
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22539160

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To frack or not to frack

Swiss Re regularly updates its expert assessments of the shifting risk landscape through an array of publications aimed at its ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/European_Legal_Developments_2011_2012.pdf

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