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Companies required to be environmentally sustanable

Increasingly, companies are being required to demonstrate that their practices and procedures are environmentally sustainable. Until recently, waste reducing activities such as recycling, re-use and recovery of waste, were largely unregulated in South Africa. This…
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Going green adds customer value

While the financial services industry tends to tread lighter on the environment than many others, it has long had a history of overreliance on paper. Traditionally, our industry has been guilty of handing out forests-worth…
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SAIA annual general meeting 2009

Road safety highlighted by short-term insurers as key focus area Short-term insurers elected a new board of directors at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of its representative body, the South African Insurance Association (SAIA), held…
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Sustainability

Increasingly, businesses are becoming aware that, in order to be successful both now and in the future, they have to consider the social and environmental implications of their activities. A sustainable approach should be good…
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Sustainability is broader than green issues

“Going Green” has become much more than a public relations exercise. From the overwhelming response we received to our request for comments and views on sustainability it seems that the effects of business on environmental…
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A snapshot of Lloyd's and London market developments

London Eye One ray of sunshine breaking though the storm clouds over London’s financial centre is shining on EC3 home of London’s insurance sector. Speaking in Germany at Munich University’s Chair of Insurance Services in…
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Completing the circle

Strategic Insurance Systems has been operating successfully since 2001 and the last three years as a Cell Captive Insurer, in partnership with selected brokers and in association with Guardrisk. Tony van Niekerk spoke to Alan…