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Behind the scenes: Swiss Re and Signorell Films

Folks from all walks of life and backgrounds have a part to play in building resilience. Don't believe me ...

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Metropolis now! Poor to be hardest hit by climate change

This was a key result for me out of the "Metropolis now! Can our cities cope with disaster?" discussion at ...

STORY URL: Connecting Generations: Metropolis Now | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect...

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An environmental educator's way to raise awareness

Environmental educator Steve Brill has a special way to reach his audience and create a lasting awareness for nature around ...

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"Sunshine Cinema" brings stories and solutions

I love storytelling ... and who doesn't, right? It goes back to the caves and first camp fires - we sit ...

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A health care system that serves the patient

So just how private should your health data be? Most of us wouldn't want our brushes with illness shared ...

STORY URL: Live better, together! | PatientsLikeMe
PatientsLikeMe: Share your experiences with treatments. Find patients just like you. Learn from others who know. Join now!

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Focus on African farmers

Lovemore Forichi is one of Swiss Re's Senior Agriculture Underwriters - his work centers around providing agriculture risk management solutions ...

STORY URL: Swiss Re organises agricultural insurance roundtable | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
June 10/11 saw more than 40 clients and experts from the agricultural...

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Trees for a sense of pride and place

Greenpop is a social enterprise based in Cape Town South Africa. They have a clear focus, simple and powerful - they ...

STORY URL: Greenpop - Planting trees, changing lives. Social Enterprise
Urban greening and reforestation projects in Africa, planting trees in schools for social upliftment of communities, with volunteers and corporate team building groups.

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On yoga and preventative healthcare

If you're on the search for some inspiration to help you jump start your new year's resolutions, maybe ...

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Ending overfishing - what can the insurance industry do?

Overfishing - I've come across the linked animated infographic that delivers stark numbers and lots and lots of food for ...

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The wealth and potential of solar energy

David Bresch, Swiss Re's Global Head Sustainability, talks about the wealth of solar energy and a future that doesn ...

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How information technology can improve quality of life

Bern Shen, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer at HealthCrowd, an information technology company he co-founded. He took the time ...

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The next generation of (urban) farmers

A while back I posted about an organization called NY Sun Works which provides New York students an opportunity to ...

STORY URL: New York Sun Works: The Greenhouse Project
http://nysunworks.org/thegreenhouseproject

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Are you willing to have a little less?

When we interviewed people for our Open Minds trailer we met a wonderful diversity of people, among them Dr. Carmenza ...

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Gennaro Aliperti's hopes for a more human future

There are many challenges ahead and the Open Minds forum has already proven that it is as open as its ...

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Older people, modern views

Less than a week after the Open Minds event in London, and to mark The United Nations' (UN) International Day ...

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