• Can We Bear the Cost?

    The planet is warming. How can we prepare?

    It’s one thing to read about raging wildfires in California and quite another to experience the possibility of such a catastrophe. In early August, our secondary home in Idyllwild, a small town nestled in the San Jacinto mountains, was imperiled by the Cranston fire, just one of the many wildfires burning throughout the state.

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  • Mightier Than the Sword

    Insurance has a role to play in protecting schools from mass shootings.

    Like many of his colleagues in the insurance industry, Paul Marshall remembers a time when students routinely kept firearms in their cars or pickup trucks in the high school parking lot. “In Ohio, we went rabbit hunting and squirrel hunting,” Marshall, managing director of active shooter/workplace violence insurance programs at the McGowan Companies, recalls. 

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  • Caution: Falls Likely

    Wearable technology is opening employers’ eyes to danger zones.

    Eric Martinez spent six years as executive vice president of claims and operations for AIG in New York. In the course of handling 30,000 workers compensation claims a month, he concluded that insurers were investing big bucks in medical management programs for injured workers but not addressing why the injuries were occurring in the first place.

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  • INTERNal Perspective

    What do your summer interns really think of brokerage? We asked them.

    This summer we asked four Council interns to survey interns at member brokerage firms. We wanted some real feedback on how college students view the industry and how their perceptions have changed since working in it. After analyzing their survey data for trends and following up with multiple phone interviews, they wrote this article to convey their findings. —Editor

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    Accelerating Change

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    At Your Service

    Societal changes are requiring firms to keep up, especially in the hunt for talent.

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    Innovators thrive during an era of accelerated change.