«Sus­tain­abil­i­ty is a cen­tral is­sue for in­sur­ance com­pa­nies»

Climate change is accelerating and now affects all areas of our lives. Gunthard Niederbäumer explains what insurers can and should do to slow down this trend.


The SIA Safe­ty Mon­i­tor

The Swiss Insurance Association has published the second issue of the «SIA Safety Monitor,» focusing on old-age insurance.


‘Pan­dem­ic in­sur­ance must be a re­al act of sol­i­dar­i­ty’

The Swiss government is currently working at full speed on an insurance pool solution to cover future pandemic events. Ivo Menzinger is working on possible solutions on the insurance industry’s side.

Forward-looking solutions – with the SIA

The Swiss Insurance Association SIA represents the interests of the private insurance industry at national and international level. The association comprises around 75 primary insurers and reinsurers, which together employ 47,700 people in Switzerland and a further 100,000 abroad. The member companies of the SIA account for more than 85 percent of the premiums generated in the Swiss market. As a major force in the Swiss economy, the insurance industry assumes economic responsibility at business, social and political level wherever key success factors of its locations are at risk.