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Session 1 highlights

Opening perspective to Sustainability Leadership in Insurance

The first event brought together UNEP's Executive Director Inger Andersen with Swiss Re's Group CEO Christian Mumenthaler. Moderated by Eric Usher (Head of UNEP Finance Initiative), the in-depth discussions also featured Alison Martin (CEO EMEA and Bank Distribution at Zurich Insurance Group), Dr. Maria Neira (Director Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health at WHO) and Mike Mitchell (Head P&S Underwriting Reinsurance at Swiss Re).

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Read the interview with Alison Martin, Zurich Insurance Group​​​​​​​

Session 2 highlights

Opening perspective to Sustainability Leadership in Insurance

The focus of the second event in the UNEP's Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative series was on sustainability risks in underwriting, implementing sustainability risk frameworks and underwriting biodiversity and ecosystem risks. A WWF/Swiss Re Institute Report on Spatial Finance and the first ever global sustainability guide for the insurance industry with a focus on the non-life insurance business were launched.

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In a series of virtual events, the UNEP and Swiss Re team up to discuss and progress PSI, UNEP's Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative.

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