The Weekly Wrap
Flood mitigation and prevention projects in southern Alberta could take years before the work is completed.
Insurer showing its public accountability
As one insurer released its first quarter numbers, the inclusion of its public accountability statement is a strong indicator of the importance of social responsibility for companies and corporations today.
The Future is Now
Accurate and granular mapping data can turn reaction times from weeks and days into hours and seconds for insurers. The technology exists today, so what's the hold up?
Your corporate social responsibility is showing
Helping build homes in Nicaragua or funding a pony sanctuary may seem far-fetched when you are looking for clients – but customers are looking as much at your corporate social responsibility as they are the products you have to offer.
The biggest risks facing businesses today, revealed
Business interruption and supply chain risk, followed by natural catastrophes, are the most dangerous business risks facing companies today, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer Survey 2014.
What brokers don’t know about LinkedIn
Just about every business professional uses LinkedIn – but very few are taking advantage of a premium service that offers qualified leads to brokers for a minimal monthly fee.
Zurich Canada moving Toronto location
Zurich Canada today announced it is moving its Toronto offices from its traditional University Avenue location, where it has been since Ronald Reagan and Brian Mulroney were singing ‘When Irish Eyes Are Smiling’.
Brokers can boost premiums with a green option
Going green is a favourite tactic many companies use to capture client interest, and for insurers, it has been a tricky sell – but one company has found a way, allowing brokers to benefit too.
Low rates, not rough water, hurting insurers
Sensational images of the Costa Concordia being righted and the whopping $1.7 billion insurance price tag aren’t sinking marine coverage – it is insurance investors feeling the pinch of low interest rates.
Insurers turning to mapping data in rail, flood disasters
As the community of Lac-Megantic continues to pick up the pieces following the horrific train crash that killed and injured hundreds this summer, one company that provided much-needed mapping data during the Calgary flood used that same technology to assess the damage in Quebec.