2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

Creating solutions for sustainability

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


Extending our risk intelligence

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

Risk intelligence

Being a responsible investor

We integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria across our investment portfolio. Our approach is based on the three strategic pillars Enhancement, Inclusion and Exclusion.


Exploring and shaping the risk landscape

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

Risk landscape

Reducing our 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

We are an organisation where diverse talents come together globally to apply fresh perspectives and knowledge to make the world more resilient.

Our people

Ensuring good corporate governance and compliance

Our governance standards and procedures apply throughout the Swiss Re Group.