Recent changes in leadership in South Africa and Chile have significant implications for businesses and their insurance management programmes. Emma Radcliffe, UK project manager – Emerging Markets, and Claudia Thyme, Director Emerging Markets Development, at XL Catlin shed light on the changes.
No question about it, leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) are a threat to the environment, particularly to groundwater. This article sheds light on the nature and scale of the risks posed by LUSTs, and the implications for property developers looking to re-develop closed LUST sites.
Brazil is among the ten largest “port economies” in the world, with around one billion tons of cargo handled in 2017. This article highlights the measures driving the sector and how insurance can contribute towards the development of Brazilian ports.
Wildfires in the western U.S. have been increasing in frequency and duration since the mid-1980s, posing a significant threat to buildings and lives. This article looks at three sources of wildfire ignition and how businesses can address building vulnerabilities by creating a defensible space zone.
This article takes a look at the top ten proactive ways in which you can create a more resilient business against the damaging effects of extreme weather.
Over one billion people now live in water-scarce regions; by 2025, the World Bank estimates that as many as 3.5 billion people could face water scarcity. This article highlights the political risks associated with water scarcity and the challenges for companies operating in developing markets.
Creating durable insurance markets within emerging market countries is critical to advancing stability. This article highlights how political risk insurance can be used to facilitate financing for crucial infrastructure projects and associated commercial development in emerging market countries.
Political instability is likely to be a prominent feature in the global risk landscape for the foreseeable future. This article provides advice to multinational organisations on how to build resilience when operating in politically fragile countries.
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or “drones” are quickly changing the way construction companies operate, and offer solutions to complex construction and safety challenges. This article explores UAS applications for the drilling industry, risk management considerations and available insurance options.
Increasing globalisation, Brexit and the prospect of new UK/US trade deals are growing incentives for trade with the US. This article explores the important risk, insurance and compliance considerations companies need to make before taking the plunge.