Risk Management at Swiss Re aims to ensure an appropriate risk-reward balance in all of the Group's risk taking activities. This requires a strong and independent risk management organisation and comprehensive risk management processes to identify, assess and control the Group’s risk exposures. We base our risk management on four guiding principles which we apply consistently across all risk categories throughout the Group:
Financial strength and sustainable value creation are central to Swiss Re’s value proposition. As a result, we operate within a clearly defined risk policy and risk control framework.
Our operations are based on the principle of delegated and clearly defined authority. Individuals are accountable for the risks they take on, and their incentives are aligned with Swiss Re’s overall business objectives.
Independent risk controlling
Dedicated specialised units within the independent Risk Management division monitor the Group's risk-taking activities.
Open risk culture
Risk transparency, knowledge-sharing and responsiveness to change are integral to our risk control process.
A common language to understand digital risks will help to improve digital resilience – a new CRO Forum publication
As cybercrimes get costlier, the CRO Forum – under the lead of Swiss Re – brings out a new publication "Supporting on-going capture and sharing of digital event data" to help improve digital resilience.
The news is increasingly dominated by stories of cyber attacks on large organisations. Recent examples serve as a blunt reminder of the substantial financial and reputational impacts that such events...
The Risk Dialogue Magazine is a newsletter exploring future risk topics, featuring multimedia articles from the Swiss Re Institute's events and insights from our global network of experts.
Our sigma publication series provides comprehensive information on the international insurance markets and analyses of economic trends and strategic issues in re/insurance and financial services.
Swiss Re Publications
Our publications share our expertise on issues of concern to our clients, the re/insurance industry and society - from food, health, longevity and financial security to managing climate and natural disaster risk.