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Shuzo Sumi Named to the International Insurance Society Insurance Hall of Fame

The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced Shuzo Sumi, Chairman of the Board of Tokio Marine Holdings, as the 2018 Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate. Mr. Sumi will be honored at the July 9th gala awards dinner taking place at the IIS Global Insurance Forum at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin, Germany, July 8th – 11th.

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Andrew Kuper Named the 2018 Founder's Award Recipient

Dr. Andrew Kuper, Founder and CEO of LeapFrog Investments is named the 2018 John S. Bickley Founder's Award recipient for his pioneering work in profit with purpose investment; lauded for opening new investment channels aimed at closing protection gaps and serving to build economic security. Dr. Kuper will be honored at the July 9th gala awards dinner taking place at the IIS Global Insurance Forum at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin, July 8th – 11th.

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Disaster Resiliency Requires Closing the Insurance Protection Gap

After any natural or manmade disaster, the speed of recovery is affected by two things: the amount of damage sustained and the preparedness initiatives undertaken well in advance of the event. 

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Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) Inaugural Designees Announced

Twenty universities from around the world have been designated by the International Insurance Society as Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) in the program’s inaugural year. 

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2017 Shin Research Excellence Award Recipients Announced

The Geneva Association and the International Insurance Society (IIS) have announced the 2017 recipient of their collaborative insurance research program, the Shin Research Excellence Awards.

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2017 John S. Bickley Founder's Award Recipient Announced

Professor Georges Dionne of HEC Montreal has been elected as the 2017 John S. Bickley Founder's Award recipient for his many important accomplishments, including his extra-ordinary contributions to risk and insurance economics and education. 

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Global Centers of Insurance Excellence - A New IIS Initiative

The International Insurance Society has announced the formation of the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE), a certification program designed to recognize universities and colleges with outstanding Risk Management and Insurance programs and enhance their connections with the insurance industry.

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