Water Risk

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 [...]

2020-11-20T12:13:08+00:00November 28th, 2016|

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

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 [...]

2020-11-23T18:03:00+00:00November 18th, 2014|

Environmental, Social and Governance factors in Country Risk Management – a new horizon

This paper is the fourth blueprint in our series on managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges in business transactions, focusing on the core functions of the insurance industry – risk transfer and investments. Environmental, [...]

2020-11-23T18:12:02+00:00October 15th, 2013|

Power blackouts pose growing challenge to society and industry: urgent action is needed

A study by the Chief Risk Officer’s (CRO) Forum has found that the risk of large scale power disruptions is set to increase due to the growing interconnectedness of electricity grids, changing mix of power sources and aging infrastructure

2020-11-23T18:14:11+00:00November 17th, 2011|


This presents the insurance industry with significant challenges and opportunities. The paper recommends that assessing risk over the life cycle of these nanomaterials should be standard practice for the nanotechnology industry, as well as for their insurers and reinsurers.

2010-11-25T08:15:44+00:00November 25th, 2010|
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