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Le siècle des villes, un nouveau mode de vie urbain

À l’horizon 2030, les 750 plus grandes métropoles mondiales vont porter plus de 60% du PIB mondial. Parmi elles ...

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Earthquake risk in Italy – the cost of inaction

In Mexico, we have a saying: "lo barato sale caro", which loosely translates into "buying cheap ends up being expensive ...

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Coming from The Great Wall: A property underwriter's story

Growing up in Beijing in China, just 50 miles south of the Great Wall, I always wanted to explore the ...

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Speeding up climate resilience in ASEAN

In 2016 climate change began to move at unprecedented speed. And as highlighted in the run up to the Paris ...

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Flooding and the higher ground

Of all the earth’s perils, flooding is arguably the most vexing. It’s invasive, aggressive and unpredictable. It can ...

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How big is the earthquake protection gap in Switzerland?

The Swiss Seismological Service (SED) registered yesterday (Monday, 2017-03-06, 21:12 local time) an earthquake with magnitude M4.6. The ...

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Tianjin-like events – are insurance companies prepared?

Most of us still very well remember the pictures of Tianjin harbour after the two explosions in August 2015. The ...

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Drones taking off in the insurance industry

The insurance industry holds many types of reputations, but one thing that many people would agree on is its ability ...

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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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The idea is not enough...

The mission that unites all entrepreneurs is turning an idea into profit. Crucial to achieving that mission is the commerciality ...

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Making Asian Cities More Resilient – what's next?

Swiss Re is a founding partner of the 100 Resilient Cities initiative driven by the Rockefeller Foundation. President Obama recently ...

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Did you know that Switzerland is an earthquake country?

Switzerland is an earthquake country and most of its building stock has no or insufficient insurance cover against earthquake. The ...

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What’s the cost of extreme weather?

I grew up in rural Minnesota so I’m no stranger to snow and cold weather. I’ve also lived ...

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Closing the Protection Gap with some digital disruption

An insurance agent recently told me he didn’t see Google as a threat to his business. He said he ...

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