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ESG Can Be a Valuable Tool for Insurers, According to CSAA Insurance Group

Also, industry professionals discuss an increase in vaccine mandate claims, the use of AI to make intersections safer and ransomware.
  • October 2021
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Danielle Cagan

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CSAA Insurance Group: Environmental, Social and Governance Presents Opportunities for Insurers

The top reasons for insurers to embrace ESG are public perception, available information and reputation, said Danielle Cagan, vice president, consumer, sustainability and reputation, CSAA Insurance Group.

Chris Williams

Travelers: EPL Claims Over Vaccine Mandates on the Rise

Employment practices liability insurers are seeing an uptick in vaccine mandate claims, despite many employers delaying office returns due to the COVID-19 delta variant, said Chris Williams, employment practices liability product manager, Travelers.

Jamie Sullivan

Tech Startup: AI Can Help Reduce Blind Spots, Accidents

Artificial intelligence can help improve intersections, where half of all car accidents involving cyclists or pedestrians happen, said Jamie Sullivan, vice president, Derq Inc., a smart infrastructure platform.

Kathleen McGee

Attorney: Ransomware Is Emerging Epidemic

Insurers play an important role in helping companies deal with ransomware attacks that are becoming part of everyday business, said Kathleen McGee, a partner with Lowenstein Sandler.

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Air Rage on the Rise as More Travelers Start Flying Again, Allianz Aviation Report Says

Also, AM Best Audio explores how the shipping industry is navigating the effects of COVID, working conditions on recruiting, training, development.

Not-So-Friendly Skies Pose Insurance Risk

David Warfel, North America head of aviation at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, discusses the findings of a recent aviation report by the company that shows an increase in air rage as long-grounded travelers now return to the skies.

Pandemic Continues to Grip Shipping Industry

Capt. Andrew Kinsey, senior marine risk consultant, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, explains the impact of COVID-19 on crew training and development in the shipping industry and how the sector may struggle to attract new talent because of working conditions.

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