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  1. Strengthening society's resilience to climate change

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    Strengthening society's resilience to climate change Climate Week NYC 2012 and The Clinton Global Initiative, two thought provoking events, began on Monday 24 September in New York City. Swiss Re is proud to be a major sponsor and participant of both event

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  2. Economics of Climate Adaptation – Shaping climate-resilient development

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    Economics of Climate Adaptation – Shaping climate-resilient development Storms, floods, droughts and other extreme weather events can threaten cities, regions and entire nations. Losses from natural catastrophes are rising, as wealth accumulates in the wor

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  3. Barisal: helping a city prepare for climate change

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    Barisal: helping a city prepare for climate change Floods, cyclones and rising sea levels disrupt the lives of many people around the world. Communities will face more damage as urbanisation advances and our climate continues to change. Many towns and citi

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  4. Mitigating climate risk

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    Mitigating climate risk The effects of climate change and global warming are already evident and shaking up our risk landscape: warmer average temperatures, rising sea levels, melting ice caps, longer and more frequent heatwaves, erratic rainfall patterns

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  5. Climate Change - from Strategy to Activity

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    Climate Change - from Strategy to Activity Investing responsibly has different aspects. Avoiding investments with excessive ESG risks is just one side of the story. Swiss Re goes beyond that. With our approach, we are supporting the transition to a low car

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  6. Partner initiative: the Swiss Climate Foundation

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    Partner initiative: the Swiss Climate Foundation Swiss Re is one of the original partners of the Swiss Climate Foundation, set up to support climate-friendly projects at small and medium-sized companies. In 2008, we set up the Swiss Climate Foundation with

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  7. Keeping wind farms going when the wind doesn’t blow

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    Mitigating climate risk(Click here to get to the topic overview page) Keeping wind farms going when the wind doesn’t blow Summary The biggest risks facing operational wind farms are sharp falls in electricity prices and sharp falls in wind speed. Over the

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  8. Solutions: climate and natural disaster risk

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    Solutions: climate and natural disaster risk Losses from climate and natural disaster risks are key driver of the re/insurance business. Our solutions help strengthen resilience against such risks. Managing climate and natural disaster risk is at the core

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  9. CCRIF: improving climate resilience in the Caribbean

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    CCRIF: improving climate resilience in the Caribbean New innovative insurance will help eight island nations speed up recovery in case of extreme rainfall. The resiliency of the Caribbean islands was tested in December 2013, when St. Lucia, St. Vincent and

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  10. Swiss Re adopts climate-related financial disclosure recommendations

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    Swiss Re adopts climate-related financial disclosure recommendations Swiss Re adopts recommendations of Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Climate-related risks and the expected transition to a lower-carbon economy affect most economic sec

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