• Thought Center Digest

    7/29/2015

     

    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.

     

     

     

    7/29/2015   The Thought Center Digest highlights a selection of recent posts from the IIS Tho ...
  • Developing a Blue Economy in China and the United States

    As the world population balloons toward more than 9 billion people by 2050, nations will need new resources from a finite amount of space to meet soaring demand. And as more people move to coastal regions, their minds will inevitably be drawn to the sea.

    As the world population balloons toward more than 9 billion people by 2050, nations will need new re ...
  • New York Global Insurance Forum: Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Special Address

    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.

     

    • Retirement and Savings: Minding the Gap
    • Risk Pools: Natural Catastrophe and Terrorism         
    • Environment and Pollution: Solutions for a Changing Landscape
    • Insuring Against Extreme Events: The Need for Public-Private Partnerships
    • Healthcare: 2020 and the Impact of an Aging Population
    • Microinsurance: Building Sustainable Market through Financial Inclusion
    Together, the insurance industry, government administrations and public institutions can form powerf ...

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