Insights on emerging and long-term risks

ERI Risk Radar 2016

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The CRO Forum’s Emerging Risk Initiative is committed to continuously improve risk management and identify emerging risks within the insurance industry. The Emerging Risk Initiative identified the current emerging risk which are expected to have a significant impact on insurance claims within 1 to 10 years. These risks are descripted in the 2016 update of […]


Water Risk

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Water risks are often underestimated, disregarded or simply ignored. They represent major emerging risks for the re/insurance industry and for global society in terms of scarcity, pollution, health, treatment, conflicts, regulatory and reputational risks. Water risks are complex to assess. Such difficulty stems from the paradoxical nature of water: it is plentiful to many yet […]


The Smart Factory – Risk Management Perspectives

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The world is about to embark on a fourth industrial revolution, propelled by innovative technologies termed as the “Smart Factory.” The real world will be turned into a huge information system bringing about a new paradigm in industrial business models affecting supply chains, transportation systems, and labour skills. With the Smart Factory still in its […]


Pushing the limits – Managing risk in a faster taller, bigger world

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Pushing the limits – Managing risk in a faster taller, bigger world Our world is moving into unprecedented technological dimensions, with new records being set almost every day. High-speed trains are getting ever faster, buildings ever taller and bridges ever longer. Complexity and interconnectivity are increasingly becoming part of our day-to-day lives. This publication spotlights […]


Human rights and corporate insurance

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This fifth paper in our series on managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges in business transactions is dedicated to the topic of human rights. It focuses on the core functions of the insurance industry – risk transfer and the investment of insurance premiums. Human rights is a broad and complex topic. This discussion paper […]