SINGAPORE (Nov 19): In 2015, Didier Bélot experienced the choking, transboundary haze that engulfed Singapore first-hand. Bélot is Southeast Asia head of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of reinsurer Swiss Re. “It was an unpleasant experience. We issued warning memos to all of our staff that when the PSI (Pollutant Standards Index) reached a certain hazardous level, they were encouraged to work from home... I think a lot of employers were in the same situation,” he recalls in a recent interview with The Edge Singapore.

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