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Resilience, Security & Sustainability

In recent years there has been a growing focus on resilience, security and sustainability as public and private institutions have confronted heightened levels of risk and uncertainty. The structural challenges presented by global environmental, economic and security developments in coming decades indicate that these concerns are unlikely to recede.

The global insurance and reinsurance industry is focused on understanding and confronting risk and resilience challenges, with the aim of supporting populations and institutions throughout the world achieve a pathway to sustainable growth.

With decades of experience dealing with these growing risks, and a wealth of analytical data and processes, Willis supported by the Willis Research Network helps public and private sector organisations adapt and respond.

About WRN

As economic, social and environmental uncertainties increase, institutions and populations seek greater resilience to support sustainable growth. Science and insurance lay at the heart of understanding, managing and sharing these risks, building more secure futures at local and global scales.

The Willis Research Network (WRN) operates across the full spectrum of risk from natural catastrophe, to legal liability, financial and security issues linked across driving themes: Resilience, Security & Sustainable Growth; Managing Extremes; Insurance & Risk Management and Mastering the Modelled World.

All Members and activities are united by a common aim: improving resilience by integrating first class science into operational and financial decision-making across public and private institutions.

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Fast Facts

  • The WRN was formed in September 2006 to support leading academic research into extreme events, with a specific focus on responding to the challenges faced by businesses, insurers and governments
  • The WRN's membership spans the globe, counting more than 50 world-class universities, scientific research organisations and public policy institutions
  • Collectively, our members have published more than 100 papers in leading scientific journals
  • Nearly all of the WRN's research is freely available to the public and can be downloaded on our website

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