The recently concluded 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the United Nations was the first major event on climate change for investors and businesses to discuss the far-reaching implications of COP21. Mr. Michael J. Morrissey, CEO of the International Insurance Society, representing the insurance industry at the January 27th Summit, spoke on "Insurers Investing in Climate Solutions: Implications for Insurers as Large Long Term Investors."
2016 John S. Bickley Founder’s Award Recipient Announced
IIS Honors Committee has elected Professor Emeritus Yasushi Morimiya of Meiji University as the recipient of the 2016 Founder’s Award for his important work in insurance education. Join us at the Global Insurance Forum to honor him for his contribution to our industry.
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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.
Early in 2015, a group calling itself the Nappy Science Gang hit the parenting scene in the UK. It was made up of moms and dads who used cloth nappies—or diapers—with their kids, and wanted to know the best ways to keep them clean and safe.
Building on IIS strengthening ties with the Chinese insurance industry, IIS CEO Mike Morrissey addressed delegates at the 2016 Insurance Society of China annual conference on January 24.
Beijing, January 24, 2016
Join us in Singapore – the Lion City – for the 2016 IIS Global Insurance Forum. The Forum draws a unique and inclusive delegation of 500+ senior insurance executives, regulators, insurance scholars and policy makers from across all regions of the world and all sectors of the industry.
The program will feature the industry’s most prominent global insurance thought leaders and experts, across all sectors, sharing their ideas and perspectives on Innovation and Industry Transformation.
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.