Issues #5+9

Sustainability is a topic of crucial importance for Swiss Re, given the Company’s position at the apex of the risk transfer industry. The subject touches on many of our lines of business. Most prominent among those are natural catastrophes.

Numerous scientific analyses conclude that climate change will increase major weather events. With more people living in potentially exposed areas, the effects of storms or hurricanes could cause increased costs and damage.

Corporate sustainability

Corporate organisations today face two major and not always complementary challenges with regard to...