• The Global Risks

    Thought Center Feature

    Business leaders today must navigate a shifting global landscape of risks ranging from geopolitical tensions to social instability to emerging technologies. The shifts are creating new threats as well as new opportunities. Two years ago, the confluence of global risks was pushing the world toward a tipping point.

    Thought Center Feature Business leaders today must navigate a shifting global landscape of risks ra ...
  • IIS Speaker Series: Insights from Insurance Leaders

    IIS Speaker Series

     

    The IIS Speaker Series, sponsored by RGA, is your seat at the table with the leaders, influencers and innovators who are shaping the global insurance industry. Join RGA Chief Operating Officer Donna Kinnaird as she talks with the industry’s top executives, who share their views on topics including leadership, innovation and social responsibility.

     

    Click here for highlights from past installments of the IIS Speaker Series.  You can access all the videos in the series here.

    IIS Speaker Series   The IIS Speaker Series, sponsored by RGA, is your seat at the table wit ...
  • Insurance Leaders Join Insurance Development Forum

    Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today announced the appointment of leading insurance CEOs to serve on the Steering Committee of the IDF.

     

     

    Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today ann ...
  • Coordinating to mitigate operational risk

    Thought Center Insight

     

    TC Insights use the IIS Thought Center’s search engine to highlight timely trends in global risk management. Through the use of the Thought Center’s filter system, you can adjust TC Insights to highlight materials specific to your region, industry, or sector.

     

     

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  • Insurance Solutions to Close Protection Gap for the Underserved

    Dr. Joan Lamm-Tennant, CEO of Blue Marble Microinsurance and an IIS Executive Committee member, was chosen to represent the insurance industry at the April 22 COP 21 Signing Ceremony at UN Headquarters, where she articulated the commitment by the industry to design and implement solutions intended to narrow the protection gap and improve disaster risk resilience by sharing its risk management expertise with governments and international institutions.

    Dr. Joan Lamm-Tennant, CEO of Blue Marble Microinsurance and an IIS Executive Committee member, was ...

Insurance and Blockchain

 

What is Distributed Ledger/Blockchain Technology and why does it Matter to Insurers? First, a definition. Distributed Ledger/Blockchain technology transfers value in a decentralized, consensus based immutable manner using cryptographic tools and is different from technology today by offering transactions occurring between unknown counterparties that are mathematically trusted in real time.

 

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