Largest energy risk transfer project completed for Uruguay
19 Dec 2013
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions supports low-carbon energy generation, assuming a portion of risk in a USD 450-million weather coverage deal between Uruguay government and the World Bank Treasury.
Building urban resilience: Swiss Government donates 6.1 million to IDB
05 Nov 2013
Contribution allows The Inter-American Development Bank, a Swiss Re partner, to expand its efforts in promoting sustainable development around the world.
Making 100 cities more resilient: Swiss Re supports Rockefeller commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative
20 Sep 2013
Pledge will support at least 100 cities in building resilience to natural disasters and other risks.
Investing in Microinsurance
16 Sep 2013
On the sidelines of Monte Carlo, Swiss Re said it would contribute to a new private equity fund, which has raised USD 200m for investment in insurance and financial services aimed at low-income consumers in developing countries.
Partnering to improve urban resilience
16 Sep 2013
When natural disasters occur in highly populated areas, the ripple effects can be felt for miles, and years, to come. That's why helping communities bounce back from catastrophe is no more urgent than in our cities and forms the core of urban resilience.
Swiss Re supports flood insurance for river basin residents in Bangladesh
20 Aug 2013
A new program will provide financial assistance for people in the Sirajganj district when the waters rise, another example of the power of public-private partnerships.
WEF East Asia 2013: Myanmar opens its doors to the world
05 Jun 2013
After decades of international isolation, Myanmar prepares for a period of rapid growth and development supported by generous natural resources, a large labour force and its strategic location between Asia’s two economic dynamos – the People’s Republic of China and India.
Long-term disaster funding, short-term recovery funding key to building resilient cities
21 May 2013
Swiss Re emphasizes tailored solutions to help communities bounce back from natural disasters at the Clinton Global Initiative Mid-year Meeting.
Swiss Re at WEF Latin America 2013
16 Apr 2013
Social innovation and resilience were high on the agenda for Swiss Re at the World Economic Forum Latin America 2013 in Lima, Peru.
Swiss Re at CGI
14 Mar 2013
Since 2006, Swiss Re has participated in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), making concrete annual commitments in the area of sustainability.
Swiss Re and USAID support Dominican Republic farmers in climate resilience project
15 Feb 2013
Swiss Re and USAID are working together to offer farmers in the Dominican Republic weather-based insurance for the first time as part of a new climate resilience pilot project.
Bringing microinsurance to scale
25 Jan 2013
Swiss Re firmly believes that risk protection can shift the prospects of low income and risk exposed societies around the world. A pioneer of several successful micro-insurance pilots developed in partnerships with different public and private sector partners, Swiss Re drew together a cross section of some of the world's most prominent stakeholders in a dialogue on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Swiss Re at WEF 2013: Live reports
22 Jan 2013
Follow Swiss Re's activities at the WEF 2013 on this site, including "live snow reports" capturing our own and other delegates' impressions of the week in the shape of blogs and short video interviews.
Swiss Re supports first sovereign catastrophe risk insurance in Asia Pacific
18 Jan 2013
Pilot programme arranged by the World Bank provides protection against earthquake, tsunami and tropical cyclone risks.
Swiss Re at WEF 2013: resilience in the face of the unthinkable
18 Jan 2013
Recent events have shown the ripple effect of risk and the importance of building resilience. At the 2013 WEF Annual Meeting, Swiss Re highlights ways in which the public and private spheres can work together to assess and plan for risks before they happen.