Advancing sustainable energy solutions

Discussing Durban: why it matters

22 Dec 2011

Swiss Re is active in shaping the global climate agenda through research and dialogue with key stakeholders. In Durban, Swiss Re joined the annual UN climate summit for the third year in a row as an official member of the Swiss government delegation. David Bresch, our Head Sustainability & Political Risk Management, explains how we contributed and what the outcome of the Durban conference means for Swiss Re.

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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launches report by the Economist Intelligence Unit - "Managing the risk in renewable energy"

02 Dec 2011

Renewable energy experts, clients, brokers and journalists participated in the launch of a new Economist Intelligence Unit report on 29 November in London. The report, sponsored by Swiss Re, examines the risks in financing, constructing and operating renewable energy projects as well as the risk management challenges that the renewable energy industry must confront.

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The importance of addressing climate change: Video interview with Andreas Spiegel

28 Nov 2011

Special Climate Change Advisor Andreas Spiegel explains why the climate change issue is at the forefront for Swiss Re and gives insight on the UN Climate Change summit in Durban.

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The potential of renewable energy: A video interview with Juerg Trueb

28 Nov 2011

Swiss Re Head Environmental & Commodity Markets Juerg Trueb discusses the possibilities of the renewable energy sector and risk management.

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The potential of renewable energy: A video interview with Andreas Spiegel

28 Nov 2011

Swiss Re Special Climate Change Advisor Andreas Spiegel explains the possibilities of renewable energy mitigating climate change, reducing the cost of renewable energy and the political discussion surrounding the issue.

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Managing risks in renewables: a Swiss Re-sponsored report by the Economist Intelligence Unit

24 Nov 2011

Renewable sources of energy hold out the promise of helping secure future energy supplies and putting the world on a low-carbon growth path. But financiers and operators of renewable energy projects face significant risks and difficulties in managing them, says a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by Swiss Re.

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