In January, the World Economic Forum released The Global Risks Report 2021: The pandemic and its aftershocks (GRR). The 2021 report highlights several challenges, including climate change, a growing digital divide, and increasing economic uncertainty. Each of these risks are also top agenda items for U.S. policy makers. The report provides ...
February 25, 2021zurich
Former Vice President Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States on January 20. This inauguration will long be remembered for a range of historic circumstances. Kamala Harris became the first woman, first African American woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to be sworn ...
January 21, 2021zurich
The 2020 elections have produced the highest voter turnout rate since the early 1900s – a projected 67% of eligible voters participated. The U.S. Elections Project, a resource developed by University of Florida professor Michael McDonald, estimates approximately 160 million people voted. That represents a roughly 16% increase from the ...
November 19, 2020zurich
Recently, Zurich Advocacy had the opportunity to discuss resiliency and disaster recovery policy with disaster resilience and recovery nonprofit SBP’s Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Reese May. During the discussion, Reese answered questions about disaster recovery policy, recommendations, and ways we can innovate our response to increase our resilience. 1. Can ...
October 22, 2020zurich
As a cyber insurance professional, I start every year planning what we, as an organization, are going to do to provide new and innovative cyber solutions for our customers. As part of this planning, we also must consider what challenges we will face in the year ahead. In January ...
October 19, 2020zurich
2020 election year enters debate season The first presidential debate will be held on Tuesday in Cleveland at 9:00 PM (Eastern) and will run uninterrupted for 90 minutes. This will be the first of three debates. The second debate will be in Miami on October 15, and the third set ...
September 28, 2020zurich
Zurich North America Launches Time to Vote Campaign August 18, 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment that said the right to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” Zurich North America’s Women’s Innovation ...
September 15, 2020zurich
Republicans Close Out the Political Conventions There are 67 days left until Election Day 2020. Republicans last night wrapped up their convention, and we are almost to the post-Labor Day homestretch. President Trump capped a week of programming themed “Honoring the Great American Story” with a speech before a live crowd ...
August 30, 2020zurich
The Democratic and Republican Political Conventions The Democratic National Convention wrapped up last night with former Vice President Joe Biden delivering his formal acceptance speech after the party officially chose him and Senator Kamala Harris to challenge for control of the White House in November’s elections. Vice President Biden capped a ...
August 21, 2020zurich
Political Party Conventions 2020: Democratic National Convention Democrats started to “gather” yesterday for the Democratic National Convention to portray a theme of “Uniting America.” They will air programming each evening this week through Thursday from 9:00-11:00 PM ET / 8:00-10:00 PM CT. Originally scheduled to be hosted in Milwaukee, ...
August 18, 2020zurich