Swiss Re

Swiss Re provide Property & Casualty and Life & Health clients and brokers all over the world with reinsurance products, insurance-based capital market instruments and risk management services.Their clients include insurance companies, corporations and public sector bodies.

Swiss Re is a participant of the UN Global Compact, the UN PRI, and the Principles for Sustainable Insurance. As a reinsurer Swiss Re sees climate change as a critical issue and in its 2013 CSR report acknowledge that climate change will lead to more extreme weather events and increased drought.1 Despite this, they still have financial ties with oil and gas companies – Royal Dutch Shell and Gazprom.

Net income 2013: € 3564.5 million2

Total Assets 2013:  €171,352 million3

Information related to the financial ties between Swiss Re and the selected controversial companies are available in the Dirty Profits 3 report, more detailed data tables are available to download here.


  1. http://media.swissre.com/documents/Swiss_Re_2013_CR_Report.pdf []
  2.  http://reports.swissre.com/2013/business-report/at-a-glance.html []
  3.  http://media.swissre.com/documents/Swiss_Re_2013_CR_Report.pdf []
Shareholding Indirect involvement (through companies or subsidiary companies) in criticised cases
Norms, affected by criticised cases

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