2016 Corporate Responsibility Report


Creating solutions for sustainability

Our re/insurance solutions help to address key environmental and social challenges. We focus on natural catastrophes and climate change, food security, renewable energy, funding longer lives and advancing access to insurance


Extending our risk intelligence

We address sustainability, political, regulatory and emerging risks in our core business transactions. For this, we have developed specific tools and know-how.

Risk intelligence

Exploring and shaping the risk landscape

We engage in regular dialogue with our stakeholders. By sharing expertise and know-how, we help society to develop effective responses to key risks.

Risk landscape

Reducing our environ­mental footprint

We want to lead by example and work to minimise the environmental impact of our operations. Tackling our CO2 emissions and reducing energy consumption are key targets across the Group.


Engaging our people

Our vision is to be an attractive, inclusive organisation with a clear purpose, staffed by a flexible, global workforce of diverse talents. We want to attract and retain the best people and to develop the best leaders who are passionate about “making the world more resilient”.

Our people

Ensuring good corporate governance and compliance

Swiss Re’s corporate governance forms the basis for sustainable management of the Swiss Re Group.