A Change in the Weather - The Insurance Industry and Climate Change
Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
First 15-20 minutes is for networking Sandwiches & beverages included Hosted by the I nsurance & Healthca re Committee In September, 2013, the world's top climate scientists in the latest United Nations assessment of climate science drew an unequivical link between human activity and climate change. A recent Hong Kong government funded study revealed that the financial services sector is amongst the most vulnerable sectors to climate change in Hong Kong. To date, the global insurance industry has, in most of the developed world, funded extreme weather events and the financial cost of other types of natural catastrophes.
Mr. Clarence Yeung, Group Chief Operating Officer of ACR Capital Holdings will discuss the impact of natural catastrophes to the insurance industry; Mr. James Maguire, Regional Managing Director, Aon Risk Solutions, will discuss initiatives within the insurance industry to support accelerated investment in renewable energy.
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK 1904 Bank of America Tower 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong