October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and recently I had the opportunity to host a roundtable discussion in Washington, DC with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the topic. The focus of the conversation was preparing businesses for and protecting them from potential cyber events. Our objective was to highlight the ...
October 22, 2019zurich
Recently, Zurich Advocacy had the opportunity to discuss infrastructure policy with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Director of Corporate Governance and Finance Project, Michele Nellenbach. During the discussion, Michelle answered questions about infrastructure policy recommendations, innovation, resilience & mitigation, and issue awareness. United States infrastructure has a long road to travel ...
September 27, 2019zurich
Zurich North America CEO Kathleen Savio explains how business can be a platform for positive change in addressing critical, global issues such as climate change. She highlights affirmative steps that Zurich is taking to continue to reduce the company’s own carbon footprint. Businesses can be a strong platform to lead change. ...
July 10, 2019zurich
“Where Innovation Meets Regulation” was the theme of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Insurance Summit held earlier this month. The Summit is a premier conference that brings together insurance regulators, companies and startups to explore the future of insurance regulation. There were more than 100 sessions following eight ...
June 25, 2019zurich
It’s April and the common joke is that death and taxes are the only two certainties in life. For a global company like Zurich, taxes are a big part of our business operations worldwide. We have a team of dedicated professionals who focus solely on our tax compliance and how ...
April 8, 2019zurich
Our fifth grade daughter recently asked me to review a homework project, which was vastly different than the homework I grew up doing. This project required her to develop a quiz online that participants could take by mobile device. After reviewing the project, she asked me to develop ...
March 14, 2019zurich
Have you ever ridden in an autonomous vehicle (AV)? If not – how comfortable would you be riding in one? According to Deloitte’s 2019 Global Automotive Consumer Study, the number of respondents in the U.S. who do not believe AVs will be safe has plateaued since 2018 (at 50%), but ...
February 28, 2019zurich
After months on a path paved with uncertainty, the fate of the 2018 Farm Bill has become clear and agricultural and nutrition policy is now set through 2023. The House and Senate passed the final version with strong, bipartisan votes, and it has been signed into law by President ...
December 20, 2018zurich
From wheat and cotton to soybeans and corn, the U.S. agriculture industry is working harder than ever to feed and clothe billions of people around the world. Through Zurich’s crop insurance business, Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS), Zurich provides crop insurance — an essential risk management tool we aim to ...
March 20, 2018zurich
Kicking off the new year – traditionally a busy time for crop insurers and agents who are gearing up for the 2018 sales season – Zurich Crop proudly demonstrated Zurich’s leadership at two crop insurance industry events – Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) annual meeting and the National Crop ...
February 27, 2018zurich