Ending hunger and poverty: one industry’s perspective.
Good afternoon Excellencies, Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen. My name is Mike Morrissey, and I’m President and CEO of the International Insurance Society. We are a nonprofit research and idea exchange organization representing life and nonlife insurers, as well as regulators and risk management scholars, from nearly 100 countries.
The Thought Center Digest highlights a selection of recent posts from the IIS Thought Center. The guiding principle of the selection is to focus on a broad array of interconnected topics with systemic socio-economic potential. The chosen materials will have particular import for the insurance/risk industry, or will demonstrate perspectives born in the industry that deserve wider dissemination and greater influence in the development of public risk awareness. The Digest is prepared weekly from IIS Member-generated materials and is published on Wednesdays.
There is little doubt that we live in a rapidly changing world. Today, however, we face a number of emerging threats that, if ignored, will pose enormous challenges for our children and their children.
Together, the insurance industry, government administrations and public institutions can form powerful collaborations to drive economic growth, financial stability, affordable healthcare and environmental security for the global population in developed and emerging economies alike. The Global Insurance Forum drew 500+ senior insurance executives, regulatory authorities and prominent academics from around the globe, focusing on ideas that demonstrate the potential extent and power of collaboration.
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A New World of Opportunity: The insurance innovation imperative
The fact that technology and innovation have created a new world of opportunity for individuals, businesses and society is obvious. Only slightly less obvious is that the future will be shaped by those who are innovating today. READ MORE