Our vision, mission and values

Risk-taking is vital for human progress. People succeed and businesses expand because of our determination to move forward despite uncertainty.

Swiss Re is here to protect and enable progress.

Our vision
We make the world more resilient.

Our mission
Together, we apply fresh perspectives, knowledge and capital to anticipate and manage risk. That's how we create smarter solutions for our clients, helping the world rebuild, renew and move forward.  Read about our strategy to achieve this mission in our 2018 Investors' Day  presentation.

Our values
Client centricity, agility, team spirit, passion to perform, and integrity. These values are at the core of our organisation.

Our values guide the way we think and act

  • They shape our culture, direct how we behave, and challenge each and every one of us - each and every day.
  • They are the foundation for the way we conduct our business.
  • They are the inspiration for our continued success.

Our values mean doing business the Swiss Re way

  • Being open, honest and transparent in everything we do.
  • Treating everyone with respect - both inside and outside the company.
  • Taking the long-term view, and playing our part in enabling sustainable progress - for stakeholders and society in general.
  • And creating an inclusive culture that encourages diversity of thought and opinion.

Five values, 14 000 talented people:

  • We take pride in being an organisation of truly exceptional people.
  • We prize the contribution that every one of us makes.
  • Our values define us. Unite us. Inspire us. And raise the bar higher.
  • When we embrace these values, we become even more remarkable.