Into Africa: How risk managers can use global programmes as part of their strategy in this fast-changing area
This article explains how global program structures can help risk managers to transfer their African exposures in a consistent manner, and how brokers and insurers can offer risk managers insights as they expand in this developing region.
This article sheds light on the findings from two recently published case studies on Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, which quantified the recovery issues faced and how disaster recovery efforts can be improved after severe storms occur in the future.
In 2017, the United States experienced 16 weather and climate disasters, each with losses exceeding $1 billion. In this blog post, Guidewire’s Carrie Burns outlines how technology advancements are helping insurers to respond faster than ever to customers during and after natural disasters.
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.