Skip to main content
Disaster Resilience & Insurance Industry

This paper intends to provide insights on the vital subject of Disaster Resilience, specific to the role of the insurance market in driving positive pre and post incident behaviors and outcomes. 

Capital Convergence and opportunities for positive social application of insurance solutions

This paper will attempt to explore, at a high level and drawing on a range of published sources, the convergence of various components of the financial system from an insurance perspective and identify opportunities for the insurance industry to “Do well as well as Do good”.

"Climate Cost of Cultivation": A New Crop Index Method to Quantify Farmers’ Cost of Climate Change Exemplified in Rural India
We model the impact of agricultural droughts with a new multi-parameter index (using both climatic and non-climatic parameters) and propose a new risk transfer solution for crop insurance, called Climate Cost of Cultivation (CCC).
Sustainable Income in Retirement

The second decade of the 21st century represents a transformational period in the retirement savings industry due to demographic factors and market conditions. 

Filling the gap: Will automated advice kill the traditional advisor?

Traditional insurance orthodoxy is that insurance products are sold, not bought. 

The Natural Catastrophe Protection Gap: Measurement, root causes and ways of addressing underinsurance for extreme events

The global property protection gap in natural catastrophe risk has widened steadily over the past 40 years.

HED: Megacities in Asia: Responding to Risks - Securing Prosperity

Being defined as urban areas exceeding 10 million inhabitants, megacities accumulate impressive physical, human and intellectual resources.

Global Risks Watch 2018

What are the biggest risks that individuals, businesses and governments face in the year ahead, and beyond?

Brewing storm: Are investors discounting climate risks and opportunities?

Investors are often drawn to social, technological, or economic trends that they think may o er lasting opportunities and the potential for investment returns. From e-commerce to big data to Chinese consumption, many durable themes have the potential to cause substantial asset repricing. In our opinion, prudent capital allocation compels asset owners to remain vigilant of such trends, given the potential for new risks and opportunities to arise over time.

What should we do about climate change?

Amid recent extreme weather events, many clients have asked for insights on climate change. Macroanalyst Spencer Glendon has spent several years researching climate science and writing about it for our investors. Here we share excerpts from a series of his notes to our rm.