Emerging risks

Light in the dark

12 Dec 2011

CRO Forum paper examines the challenges posed by power blackouts

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Spotlight on emerging risks

14 Nov 2011

The Chief Risk Officer Assembly, a joint initiative between Swiss Re, the Geneva Association and the CRO Forum, provides a unique global platform for re/insurance CROs. With emerging risk management issues high on the 2011 agenda, Reto Schneider, Swiss Re’s Head of Emerging Risk Management, provides Swiss Re's perspective on this topic.

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Play and learn: Swiss Re’s Emerging Risk Memory

08 Jun 2011

At Swiss Re we constantly scan our business environment for new and changing emerging risks. As a leading global re/insurer, we are confronted with risks across the spectrum, from solar flares to changed health conditions, from currency volatility to food security.

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Beware the chain reactions

28 Mar 2011

The terrible events in northeastern Japan have been a chilling reminder not only of the susceptibility of this part of the world to violent seismic activity but also of the chain reaction that can be triggered by a single natural catastrophe. A recent report published by the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC), analyses fundamental risks which, if not properly addressed, can have complex knock-on effects.

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