Out of almost 10 million people working in the U.S. construction industry, only around 900,000 are women. In this article, Rose Hoyle, Construction Risk Engineer at AXA XL looks at what the industry can do to build up diversity and the opportunities available to women.
From a political risk and trade credit standpoint, there are four main lenses through which one can view the outlook for Latin America. This article highlights the key factors investors and banks need to consider when operating in the region, including the availability of specialist insurance cover.
In this article, Ian Rutherford, regional underwriting leader for AXA XL’s Canadian property underwriting operations shares his insights on the challenges of protecting commercial property assets in the Great White North.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) has become the toughest privacy law ever seen in the US. This article highlights how CCPA is poised to impact every industry and reshape what businesses can do with consumer data.
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.