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22 Jun 2020
Swiss Re Group
Content Type: Blog
We must apply these lessons to another global crisis currently underway, that of climate change, and the re/insurance industry ...
By Urs Baertschi, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance EMEA / Regional President EMEA
06 May 2020
The ongoing pandemic is front of mind for most people, understandably and rightly so. But I see constant reminders of another ...
By Mike Mitchell, Head P&S Underwriting Reinsurance
27 Apr 2020
In the US, one of the perils climate change impacts is flooding. It's no longer someone else’s problem — it's everyone’s problem. ...
By Keith Wolfe, President Property & Casualty US, Americas
22 Apr 2020
COVID-19 will make history, but it isn't the first global threat to life as we know it. And sadly it won’t be the last.
By Moses Ojeisekhoba, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance
30 Mar 2021
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Publication
Natural Catastrophes in 2020: Secondary perils are in the spotlight, but don't forget about the primary-peril risks. See Swiss Re ...
By Multiple Authors
11 Apr 2018
At USD 144 billion, the insured losses from natural and man-made disasters worldwide in 2017 were the highest ever recorded in a ...
22 Oct 2020
Swiss Re Group
Content Type: Article
The world is still grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic. Is there a way that we, in the insurance industry, can address both ...
By Russell Higginbotham, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Asia / Regional President Asia
02 Jul 2020
Flood is a major risk in Europe: The Central European floods of 2002 and 2013 are only the most recent reminders of the loss ...
By Lucia Bevere, Senior Catastrophe Data Analyst, Swiss Re Institute
The notion of climate change is usually associated with the melting of ice caps, rising sea levels and the increased intensity ...
By Bernd Wilke, Senior Risk Manager
13 May 2020
In these uncertain times, many economists are predicting the worst downturn since the great depression.
By Fernando Villar, COO and Head of P&C Client Solutions, EMEA