FEBRUARY 04, 2020 11:02 AM (EST)

AM Best Director of Criteria to Join ESG-Focused Panel Discussion at APCIA’s Executive Roundtable Conference

 Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
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Jim Peavy
Director, Public Relations
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OLDWICK - FEBRUARY 04, 2020 11:02 AM (EST)
AM Best will participate in a panel discussion on the business implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles at the American Property Casualty Insurance Association’s (APCIA) Executive Roundtable Conference, which will take place Feb. 9-11, 2020, in Tucson, AZ.

Maura McGuigan, director of criteria in AM Best’s Credit Rating Criteria Research & Analytics department, will participate on the panel titled, “The Business Implications of ESG.” The panel will discuss how ESG factors are growing in significance and are playing an important role in a company’s long-term viability. The panel discussion will also bring together different perspectives on how ESG can affect business. The session is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 10, at 2:45 p.m. (MST).

McGuigan has more than 25 years of experience in the credit rating agency industry, and her team is responsible for the development, testing and review of Best’s Credit Rating Methodology and the related criteria procedures within the rating analytics, as well as for the development of new criteria.

APCIA advocates for its members’ public policy positions in all 50 states, as well as in the U.S. Congress and keeps members current on the information that is critical to their property/casualty businesses. For more information on the APCIA Executive Roundtable Conference, please visit the event page and agenda.

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.