Events > Department for International Trade: The Business of Resilience Conference 2021


Business of Resilience Thought Leadership

The Department for International Trade hosted The Business of Resilience Conference 2021 with high-level stakeholders (world class executives/experts) from these industries to learn, create, develop and implement strategies to strengthen regional and global resilience and help close the ‘protection gap’.


Following on the conference, the thought leadership campaign will address how we can better finance disasters and  resilience  threats, ultimately to create a culture in the international community (public and private sector) of risk ownership and management leading to greater resilience.   


March Feature: 


The re/insurance industry is committed to working with the public sector, multilaterals and other partners to address developing countries’ challenges to using insurance. This thought leadership article discusses how insurance can deliver to provide protection and promote physical and financial resilience. 

How using insurance makes countries more resilient: Challenges, opportunities and misconceptions


May Feature: 

Global Parametrics 

Parametric solutions provide an ordered and managed method to inject funds from global reinsurance and capital markets into areas impacted by natural catastrophe risk. This thought leadership article discusses how nature-based solutions are used to conserve and protect nature to the benefit of society and human well-being.

Insuring Nature: How UK’s finance is safeguarding Mexico’s coral reefs


June Feature:

Willis Tower Watson

Worldwide natural disasters have resulted in losses of more than $200bn in 2020. This thought leadership article discusses how global communities can work in collaboration with governments to create parametric solutions for resilience in the face of climate change.

Colombia's city of Eternal Spring plants the new way to view climate resilience


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