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  • The issue with sustainable finance

    There is a big gap between talk and action when it comes to sustainable finance, and the main cause of that is a lack of clear definition of what it actually is, said Microsoft chief environmental officer Dr Lucas Joppa during a panel at the Singapore FinTech Festival last week.

    AIRPlus | 21 Nov 2019
  • Asia: Insurance premium rates continue to rise

    Insurance pricing in the third quarter of 2019 in Asia increased by 5% year-over-year, the largest composite increase in the region in five years, says the 3Q2019 Marsh Global Insurance Market Index.

    Asia | 21 Nov 2019
  • 6X sales conversion rate through genetic testing with Genoplan

    Genoplan is a genetic testing company backed by big-name venture funds such as Softbank Venture Asia, Samsung Venture Investment, and GC Pharma. Asia Advisers Network finds out how it has helped its partners in the insurance industry improve sales conversion rate by as much as 600%.

    Agents | 20 Nov 2019
  • MDRT a launch pad to greater heights - MDRT President Regina

    MDRT President Regina Bedoya, a 26-year MDRT member with seven Court of the Table and three Top of the Table honours, sat down for an exclusive chat with Asia Advisers Network. She shared how she made the jump from COT to TOT, what it means to be an MDRT member, her priorities in the coming year and how Asian members will be even better served in the years to come.

    Agents | 20 Nov 2019
  • DBS to adopt risk-management framework EPs

    DBS Bank said it has become the first lender in South-east Asia to adopt an internationally recognised framework that allows banks to assess and manage environmental and social risks in development projects.

    Asia Risk | 20 Nov 2019
  • Climate Change impacts children's health adversely

    The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new study report published in the medical journal The Lancet.

    Asia Risk | 20 Nov 2019
  • Video: Opportunities in the reinsurance space

    On the sidelines of SIRC 2019, we spoke to Aon Reinsurance Solutions global chairman Dominic Christian on what he found to be the biggest opportunities in reinsurance were, and whether the world was becoming a safer place.

    AIRPlus | 20 Nov 2019
  • Asia: Aviva keeps profitable Singapore and China businesses

    Leading UK insurer Aviva has asserted that it is retaining its businesses in China and Singapore. Aviva is continuing to explore strategic options for its operations in Hong Kong, Vietnam and Indonesia, with its respective partners in each country, the company said in a statement.

    Asia | 20 Nov 2019
  • More needs to be done on sustainability for Asia's agri and meat industry

    Animal agriculture and meat consumption are significant contributors to climate change, and a recent report found that Asia's animal agriculture sector performed poorly in its management of sustainability issues including climate emissions, deforestation and antibiotics.

    AIRPlus | 19 Nov 2019
  • Video: Helping to close the protection gap

    At the sidelines of the 2019 SIRC, we spoke to Swiss Re head of P&C underwriting Sharon Ooi about the issues their clients are facing in Asia and the various underwriting solutions they have for those issues.

    AIRPlus | 19 Nov 2019


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