Jun 2013

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Special Feature

Life Focus: Design, pricing and distribution the key for long-term success

RGA's Marc Sofer and Jerome Matrundola discuss challenges as well as opportunities for life insurers in Asia.

Life Focus: Multiple event critical illness products - A forgotten market need?

Mr Karsten DeBraff of SCOR Global Life (SGL) Asia-Pacific laments the lack of popularity for multiple event critical illness product, while extolling its values.

Agriculture: Food for thought: How to ensure food security for 9 billion people?

With global population expected to top 9 billion by 2050, ensuring food security poses a major challenge. Mr Amit Kaira of Swiss Re explores.

Agriculture: China's agriculture insurance market surges ahead

China's agriculture insurance has seen a surge in premiums. Ms Candy Wong and Mr David Song of JLT Re Asia examine this bright spot.

Climate change adaptation and the insurance system

Insurance has always been seen as the ideal industry to lead the charge on mitigating climate change. However, Mr Rade Musulin of Aon Benfield Analytics Asia Pacific says this is not so, and suggests how the industry can help instead in other aspects.

Social media focus: Taking the social leap

Customer engagement via social media is the key to insurers' survival and the mobile device will be the main point of contact with customers and prospects, said speakers at the 2nd Asia Social Media Summit for Insurance.