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Reducing the carbon footprint in construction with timber

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Reducing the carbon footprint in construction with timber

Timber offers a great opportunity for construction firms to reduce their carbon footprint, but insurers need reassurance that fire risks are managed appropriately. As greater attention and responsibility are drawn to the environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact of corporations and individu …

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The impact of interest rates and inflation on credit and political risks

As the global economy continues to feel the effect of the global pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine, world economies are now also facing a need to balance interest rates with rising inflation. Leading economists and central banks must deliberate on how best to manage these issues, and the secon …

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Life Sciences: the challenges of research & development

The Covid-19 pandemic brought feverish attention to the research & development (R&D) capabilities of the life sciences sector. Suddenly, the entire world had a vested interest in the creation of a new treatment, and with that, brought greater understanding of the work at large. Laymen were talking  …

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Insurance for fintech start-ups made easy

Fintech is a fast moving, creative and transformational industry. Founders of start-ups enter the market with the goal of solving problems and simplifying financial transactions, in turn helping millions of businesses and consumers across the world. However, for new start-up companies, shifting f …

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Making businesses more resilient against rising temperatures

A particularly dry and hot weather this summer has tested Europe’s resilience to heatwaves, demonstrating the challenges that businesses face due to climate change and the need for an enterprise risk management plan addressing such emerging risks. Heatwaves have already become increasingly common  …

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Parametric insurance solutions guide

Parametric insurance – or indexed-based insurance – is becoming an increasingly popular alternative risk transfer solution among insurance buyers. Traditional insurance is struggling to keep pace with a fast-changing risk landscape. Increasing premiums for reduced cover or inability to get cover ref …

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