Insights from the World Economic Forum 2023

Presented by

Robin Merttens, Executive Chairman, InsTech

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Parametric insurance models are playing an increasingly influential role in creating a sustainable world, with solutions that extend into climate, agricultural stability, clean energy, and other areas. This session will look at how a combination of blockchain technology, smart contracts, and third-party data is being used to develop an exciting range of innovative insurance solutions focused on sustainability, ESG, climate, and carbon markets. There are a number of sessions and announcements on this subject planned for the World Economic Forum in January. Join us on this Live Chat to hear about what was discussed at Davos and to get a detailed look at the companies that made the announcements and the initiatives that they are developing. Robin is going to host the session and ask questions of a panel that comprises: - Charlie Moore. Head of Carbon and Sustainability Solutions, Chainlink Labs - Ruth Polyblank, VP and Partnerships Lead - Insurance, Mastercard - Christoph Mussenbrock, CEO and Founder, Etherisc This event is sponsored by Chainlink Labs which provides blockchain middleware that enables organisations in the carbon ecosystem to securely connect their existing systems, processes, and data to the blockchain economy. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By attending an InsTech Digital event, you can claim up to 0.5 CPD hours towards your CPD scheme. By the end of this event, you should be able to meet the following Learning Objectives: - Outline some of the various sustainability issues which parametric insurance models can contribute to solving - Explain how a range of technologies are being used to develop insurance solutions surrounding carbon and sustainability - Summarise the announcements and initiatives from World Economic Forum 2023 that impact carbon and sustainability insurance solutions
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