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Friday, 27 November 2020


14:30 – 16:00 India Standard Time (IST)
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Saurabh Mishra, Joint Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services
Reto Schnarwiler, Head Group Sustainability, Swiss Re


Hadi Riachi, Market Head India, Swiss Re India Branch

The discussions will revolve around the implications that COVID-19, climate change and sustainability have on our society's ability to 'build back better'. Join us for this session, our keynote speaker, the Honourable Saurabh Mishra, Joint Secretary to the Government of India's Ministry of Finance, will highlight how the Government of India is integrating sustainability and resilience in economic growth in the new normal, and what it means for the insurance sector. Hear from Reto Schnarwiler, Swiss Re's Head of Group Sustainability, on how COVID-19 has demonstrated the importance of the well-being of our environment and ecosystem to our lives, and key considerations in designing the blueprint to sustainable development.

Nirantar Bharat - what comes after COVID-19? is a series of events, organised in collaboration with Swiss Re India Branch, bringing together leading thinkers from across India, to engage in dialogue, build partnerships and map out India's sustainable post-pandemic future.


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Meet our speakers and our moderator

Nirantar Bharat event series