Zurich is one of the world’s largest insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a truly global basis. Zurich's mission is to help customers understand and protect themselves from risk. It has over 60,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries.
One of our promary focus areas is enhancing our communities' resilience to natural disasters, particularly floods.
- Making a tangible difference on the ground for communities by scaling up efforts in reducing disaster risks among vulnerable communities and enhancing effectiveness of disaster risk reduction solutions.
- Investigating and determining the causes of significant floods and the extent of related losses; and assessing the effectiveness of mitigation solutions and the gaps in flood risk management
- Working with selected partners/NGOs to deliver community level improvement programs. Today’s partners include the IFRC & Practical Action.
- Committing sizeable annual budgets through the Z Zurich Foundation to fund effective, high impact community flood resilience projects
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Last updated on 15 Apr 2013