Climate adaptation entails dizzying costs. Integrated solutions with a cross-sectoral approach are the only answer to water challenges connected to climate change. The financial sector is indispensable in this approach. The Swiss Re Group, one of the world's leading providers of direct insurance and reinsurance, recently joined the Netherlands Water Partnership. Jeroen Weurding and Gerth-Jan Heck emphasise that Swiss Re takes its responsibilities seriously and wants to share its expertise.