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Lloyd's City Risk Index 2015-2025

Lloyd's City Risk Index 2015-2025 provides groundbreaking analytics of the potential impact on the economic output (GDP@Risk) of 301 of the world's major cities from 18 manmade and natural threats.

Based on original research by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the Index shows how governments, businesses and communities are highly exposed to systemic, catastrophic shocks and could do more to mitigate risk and improve resilience.

Identifying the risks, modelling and measuring their impacts, and investing in greater resilience – from better infrastructure to increased insurance protection – are the first steps in this process.

Visit Lloyd's website to read "Lloyd's City Risk Index, Executive Summary"

Thursday 3 September 2015

Presentation one Lloyd's City Risk Index 2015-2025
Trevor Maynard, Head of Exposure Management and Reinsurance, Lloyd's
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Presentation two Methodology Overview
Andrew Coburn, Director of Advisory Board, Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies, and Senior Vice President of RMS
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City Risk Media Coverage

Lloyds, "Lloyd's City Risk Index shows $4.6 trillion GDP is at risk across 301 cities", 3 September 2015 

BBC Radio 4, "The 'Today' programme", 3 September 2015

Bloomberg, "Lloyd's City Risk Index shows $4.6 trillion GDP is at risk across 301 cities", 3 September 2015

Bloomberg, "21 Mideast cities to generate annual GDP of $2.4t: Lloyd's", 4 September 2015

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London Risk Briefing | 6 October 2015

Lloyd's City Risk Index – Methodology and Usage of City Economy Risk Analysis

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