"The main difference between Paralympic and Olympic sprinters is when they change shoes, I change my leg and my shoes." April Holmes, USA. Paralympic Sport Information Graphic: Sprint (Amputees)
Allianz | Skies are safer, but new risk environment and rising cost of claims challenge aviation industry, says Allianz report
This year’s aviation losses contradict long-term trend of fewer than two passenger deaths for every 100 million commercial passengers / Increasing complexity of aircraft design impacting costs. New materials, ground equipment damage and risk of grounding are additional drivers of risk exposure while the cost of aviation claims is rising / Increasing fleet values and passenger growth will push value of risk exposure through $1 trillion barrier in near-future / North America and Europe head…
Allianz | Superstorm Sandy
A year ago, Hurricane Sandy caused damages in the billions of dollars. Experts say it was the third most expensive hurricane in US history. In our infographic we follow the trail of destruction back to Sandy's origins.
Allianz | Billion dollar challenge for ship operators and insurers as Panama Canal expands
100 year expansion plans for iconic waterway pose new challenges for maritime industry / Increased traffic and larger ships may raise insured cargo values by over $1 billion a day, growing accumulation risk along canal system and feeder ports / Improving safety record will be tested by heightened risk environment during opening phase of expansion
Seven Megatrends, which will shape the world's future 1. Climate Change 2. Globalization and Demographic Change 3. Urbanization 4. Resource scarcity 5. Omnipresence of Communication and Data 6. Digitalization of Payment and Business Services 7. Health Care Innovation
Allianz | Risks come in packs for businesses
Business interruption and supply chain, natural catastrophes and fire/explosion are the principal risks that continue to occupy the attention of global companies at the start of 2014, according to the third annual Allianz Risk Barometer, which surveyed over 400 corporate insurance experts from 33 countries.
Allianz | Impact of weather variances
Sectors such as energy, retail, food, clothing, tourism, distribution, transport and construction are sensitive to minor changes in the weather. Some details on how weather affects these industries can be seen in our infografic.