Insurance to provide US$5 billion boost to countries in climate pain

Insurance Business Magazine | September 24, 2019

Insurers are partnering with the United Nations and other public groups to help the poorest countries bounce back from natural disasters that may become a more regular occurrence. As part of the program, as much as US$5 billion in insurance capacity will be offered to 20 developing countries that are vulnerable to shifts in the climate and willing to work with the groups to increase their resilience, according to a statement Sunday from the Insurance Development Forum, the UN Development Program, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the UK Department for International Development.

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This paper looks at research studies which have examined the amount invested in research and development, or company cultures of entrepreneurship and company learning, or general investment in forward-looking development. Do these result in a growth in the value of the same company over the short and long term time horizon? What factors are likely to be true in the insurance sector, and how should insurers be treating innovation and R&D as part of their growth plans?

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