Here’s what we learnt about risk at the World Economic Forum 2023

The word of the week at the World Economic Forum in Davos was polycrisis. Speakers explored the interconnected nature of risk, from inflation to ageing populations, and the role insurers play in building resilience.

Here’s what we heard from António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General; Gita Gopinath, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; Roy Gori, CEO & President, Manulife & Lard Friese, CEO & Chairman of the Executive Board, Aegon.


Inflation report | Key messages video

The effects of inflation, from price instability to the erosion of purchasing power and savings, are top of mind for households and businesses and affect perceptions of and expectations from insurance.

This 60-second video sums up our report by Kai-Uwe Schanz and Pieralberto Treccani on how insurers can respond to the challenge of inflation and continue to provide value to their customers.

How do insurance CEOs view the industry's role in the climate transition?

'Climate solutions' are top of mind for Geneva Association members – the CEOs of the biggest insurance companies in the world. Get a unique glimpse at what they say, off- and on-the-record, in this short video featuring Joachim Wenning, Munich Re; Christian Mumenthaler, Swiss Re; Amanda Blanc, Aviva; Tsuyoshi Nagano, Tokio Marine; and Charles Brindamour, Intact Financial Corporation.


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