The insurance industry works tirelessly at understanding risk; the conformity assessment industry (standards, certification and accreditation) works tirelessly at providing tools to manage risk.
This obvious marriage was explored at the ISO hosted event: Supporting the reduction of insurance losses – The role of standards in London (one of the key global insurance markets). The event brought together people from both industries to share their experiences, with the aim of drawing these two groups closer together.
Illustrations of this partnership from around the world were shared:
The feeling at the conference is that this is a relationship in its very early stage, but one which has great potential to deliver huge benefits.
The key points from the presentations can be seen here.
Read what leading London newspaper the Evening Standard said about the event.