The June 14th 2017 tragedy involving London‘s Grenfell Tower has brought the problem of high rise buildings clad in combustible exterior walls to the forefront of mainstream media.Learn more
Underestimated infectious diseases, growing water stress, the impact of future artificial intelligence legislation, cloud risk accumulation or precision farming: Do you want to know more about these topics?
Welcome to the latest edition of Swiss Re SONAR, our update of the
emerging risk landscape.
Risk management is not just about managing risks in the present.
It is about anticipating future risks – and risks are emerging everywhere. Foresight information is key to enable fast, yet high-quality
The re/insurance industry has traditionally used historical data to assess current and future risk exposures. But in today’s fast-changing environment, the past is no longer a good predictor of future casualty exposures because risks are becoming increasingly globalised, complex and interconnected. As a result, insurers need to develop new tools and forward-looking approaches to better assess future risks.Download
With combined revenues of EUR 1.5 billion, the US and EU markets represent some of the largest food markets globally. What are the key trends relating to food safety?Download
Risk management tools that ensure our food is safe already exist, but they must be applied and adapted to ever more complex global markets and supply chains. Adaptation also means spreading lessons learned. This publication is part of the process.Download
This year's emerging risks update analyses risks such as de-globalisation, super natural catastrophes, financial repression and the challenges posed by the "internet of things."Download
Deflation. Cloud security. E-cigarettes. The earlier the insurance industry adapts to emerging risks, the better prepared it will be. Foresight and knowledge-sharing are essential to navigate a future in which change is the only constant.Download