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Sunday, 02 December 2007 02:54

"Facing Today's Environmental, Geopolitical and Economic Risks" Is the Topic on Wednesday, Dec. 5, on DZRH-AM, 6:30 p.m., Manila Time

On Dec. 5, 2007, Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., DZRH-AM radio) focused on risk management and present the highlights of the most-timely symposium on Environmental Risk and Insurance Management. It is aired nationwide, e.g., 666 KHz in Metro Manila and is globally accessible on or


Are we prepared to face today's major risks, which were identified by world leaders at a recent World Economic Forum as environmental ( e.g ., climate change), geopolitical (e.g., terrorism) and economic (e.g., oil price shocks that could lead to business interruptions)? Some of them are natural or what some people refer to as "acts of God" (e.g., the earthquake a few days ago) and some are man-made ( e.g., the Peninsula siege,  also a few days ago). How is the insurance industry responding to these old and modern risks?

A symposium on Environmental Risk and Insurance Management was held on Nov. 27, the day the earthquake occurred and two days before the Penn "situation."

Invited guests for the radio program are Insurance Industry leaders , president of R.A. de Dios and Co., Inc., and   Michael Rellosa, president and COO, Fortune General Insurance Corp. KK host and EARTH Institute Asia President, Dr. Cora Claudio, a speaker at the said symposium, will also participate in the talakayan in conversational Tagalog-English. Reynaldo de Dios

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