In 2014, there were 336 disaster events. Of these, 189 were natural catastrophes, the highest ever recorded, and 147 were man-made disasters. More than 12700 people lost their lives or went missing in the disasters. Read more and access the report: http://www.swissre.com/rein...
The current wave of digitalisation will be rapid. Some industries, such as publishing, photography, music or entertainment are almost unrecognisable from even a decade ago. That level of digital disturbance is now headed towards other industries, such as manufacturing, health, construction and financial services.
Resilience is the key driver of sustainability. We cannot improve economic efficiency, protect and restore our ecological systems and enhance social well-being if we remain seriously vulnerable to natural disasters. This is what urban resilience is about. Learn more at http://www.swissre.com/urban_resilience .
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Increasingly ubiquitous mobile devices are becoming loaded with sensors to monitor health and well-being. They create large volumes of data which can provide new insights and lead to better diagnoses and behavioural suggestions.At the healthcare revolution conference leading medical professionals, data analysis experts and re/insurance professionals discussed the implications of this rise of digital technology in healthcare and its influence on our daily behaviour.