AXA, IFC and the World Bank join forces to bolster role of insurance in making roads safer
- Road traffic injuries are a global public health and development problem, killing over 1.2 million people per year and injuring 20-50 million more, according to the World Bank and the World Health Organization.
- AXA, IFC and the World Bank are co-organizing a key panel composed of senior insurance executives and policymakers during the 2nd Global High Level Conference on Road Safety, that starts today in Brasilia, to discuss the role of insurance in promoting road safety especially in low to middle income countries.
- A Joint Statement of participating insurance firms in the Insurance and Road Safety Panel at the 2nd High Level Conference on Road Safety, Brasilia 2015 will be published following the panel.
- Promoting road safety is crucial for AXA, as it plays a role across the whole value chain : from prevention and education to better protecting clients from road risks and researching those risks to always meet clients' needs and their evolutions.