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Change Leader Interview: Insurance and Risk Management Is Crucial for Construction

February 6, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Andrew Sims is senior vice president, Head of Property and Construction, at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial U.S.A. (GC&C), with more than two decades of experience executing underwriting strategies and processes across U.S. and international…

National Water Company and AAA Washington Partner to Offer Affordable Water & Sewer Line Protection Insurance

May 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

SEATTLE, May 12, 2016—Many homeowners are unaware that their homeowners insurance doesn't cover the repair or replacement of underground water and sewer…

Ambiental Launches New Cloud Based, Property Level Flood Risk Checking Service

April 28, 2015—Decision making around flood risk has never been more crucial for the profitability of the insurance industry with an estimated 5 million…

New Report: Action Needed Now to Fix Climate Change Preparedness Deficit

October 21, 2014 - in Environment, Financial, Maintenance

MERRIFIELD, Va., Oct. 21, 2014—Climate impacts are hitting home faster than governments are adapting, but it’s not too late to protect our communities with cost-effective, nature-based approaches for risk reduction, according to a new report from the National…

Reworking New York’s Flood Map Post-Hurricane Sandy

June 13, 2013 - in Emergency

On Wednesday, FEMA released new, preliminary flood insurance maps for New York City. The maps specify how likely areas are to flood, and the minimum elevation that structures must be to avoid higher insurance rates.The new maps, which replace maps that used…

Cadcorp Launches Location Intelligence Product for the Insurance Sector

February 25, 2013 - in Corporate

Specialist British GIS software developer Cadcorp, has announced the immediate availability of Web Map Layers for Insurance. The product brings together the location of both assets and hazards into a single geographic information system, and provides location…

Online Maps of BC Show Crash Hot Spots

June 1, 2012 - in Transportation

Potential dangers on the road are highlighted by a new series of interactive online maps produced by the Insurance Corp. of B.C. The provincewide maps, launched on the ICBC website, show everything from the worst intersections in an area for motor-vehicle…