Reenvisioning the Role of Insurance in the Midst of a Climate Crisis

Reenvisioning the Role of Insurance in the Midst of a Climate Crisis

It’s difficult to argue that we’re feeling the impacts of climate-related risks and liabilities across all sectors of the insurance industry. However, we are also seeing many opportunities industry-wide to innovate and bring new products and solutions to the market.  According to a recent McKinsey article, in the face of the current global...

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5 Reasons Pollution and Environmental Claims are Rising

5 Reasons Pollution and Environmental Claims are Rising

Environmental insurance (also known as Pollution insurance) provides coverage for loss or damages resulting from the unexpected release of pollutants, including claims for bodily injury, property damage, cleanup costs, and business interruption. It's important to know that standard General Liability and Property insurance policies exclude most...

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How Rising Sea Levels Will Impact Property & Environmental Insurance

How Rising Sea Levels Will Impact Property & Environmental Insurance

Climate change has been making headlines recently, and now experts predict that global warming will lead to substantial sea level rise in the coming years. In fact, scientists are forecasting a one-foot rise in sea level over the next 30 years. To put this into perspective, government agencies including NASA, NOAA, and USGS, anticipate that the...

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What to Expect in Insurance for 2022, Plus a Look Back at 2021

What to Expect in Insurance for 2022, Plus a Look Back at 2021

Proactive—what the insurance industry wants to be more of in 2022. With the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, last year was a complicated and unpredictable year in insurance. The industry was forced to react and keep up with the ever-changing landscape. So as we prepare for a new year, let's review the major impacts of 2021 and discuss...

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December Tornadoes Push Insurers’ 2021 Weather Bill Over $105 Billion

December Tornadoes Push Insurers’ 2021 Weather Bill Over $105 Billion

Climate change is gradually leading to more frequent and disastrous weather events throughout the country. Most recently, tornadoes occurred out of their typical season with rarer intensity and longer storm paths. They left behind a trail of devastation and death, leveled homes and businesses, and caused roughly $5 billion in insured losses...

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