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Risk transfer key to managing disasters

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The AIG Philippines team recently celebrated its 85-year legacy of providing insurance solutions to the Filipino community in an anniversary event held at the Rigodon Ballroom of The Peninsula Manila Hotel.

For 85 years, AIG has been a partner in growth for the Philippines and has pursued our mission in a variety of market segments and industries. AIG has supported our clients through wars, earthquakes, typhoons, and periods of financial uncertainty. We have been a proud partner in the Philippines story, said Mark Lwin, the president and CEO.


The company began its operations in Manila in 1932 as the American International Underwriters for the Philippines Inc., with an authorized capital stock…


UN says risk transfer key to managing disasters

The centrality of risk transfer to disaster resilience strategies emerged as a key theme at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico last week.

“Risk transfer is a fundamental arrow in our quiver to address disaster risk reduction,” said the UN Secretary-General’s special representative for disaster risk reduction, Robert Glasser.

Speaking during a session on risk transfer, Shaun Tarbuck, chief executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation, said effective and resilient insurance systems put individuals…


Insurance is the ultimate community product  for social resilience: ICMIF CEO


Insurance and reinsurance is far more than just a policy and the capabilities and capacity of the risk transfer industry must be utilised to increase global disaster resilience, stressed Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF).

As part of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Global Platform) held in Cancun, Mexico from May 22nd – May 26th, 2017, Tarbuck addressed an audience during the Risk Transfer and Insurance for Resilience Working Session, urging the need for improved global disaster resilience, supported by insurance…



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