COVID-19 Is Officially a Pandemic. What Now: With the World Health Organization (WHO) now calling COVID-19 a global pandemic, many businesses are wondering what it means for them. The answer: Not much, from a practical standpoint. But it’s a reminder that this global health crisis is significant — and that a proactive response is essential, according to Jeffrey Alpaugh, Managing Director, U.S. & Canada Growth & Industry Practice Leader and Global Real Estate & Hospitality Practice Leader at Marsh. Marsh is an affiliate of Guy Carpenter.
Navigating the Insurtech Market: Innovation has been a priority for many Life, Accident and Health insurance carriers, though legacy system constraints, an absence of new technology experience and a lack of skills have made it difficult for carriers to execute digital transformations. GC Genesis works with insurtech companies every day and can help insurers find the right partner.
COVID-19 – Managing Supply-Chain Disruption: Supply chain disruptions that are both sudden in onset and potentially long-term in duration, like those presently occurring as a result of COVID-19, present firms with a series of challenges. Drawing from extensive supply chain management experience, as well as from current efforts with clients to manage this most recent set of supply chain challenges, Guy Carpenter-affiliate Oliver Wyman has some ideas on how to mitigate and manage extreme disruptions such as those brought by COVID-19.
The 2020 Global Risks for Infrastructure Map: The infrastructure sector today faces a complex landscape of global risks. The 2020 Global Risks for Infrastructure Map, produced by Marsh & McLennan Advantage Insights in partnership with the Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA), provides some guidance for investors looking to navigate the choppy waters ahead, based on key data shown in the 2020 Global Risks Report, an annual report published by the World Economic Forum with support from Marsh & McLennan and Zurich Insurance Group.
CAT-i Bulletin – Tennessee Tornadoes: In the early hours of March 3, 2020, severe thunderstorms spawned multiple tornadoes in Middle Tennessee, including an EF-3 tornado affecting parts of Nashville and a stronger EF-4 tornado in Putnam County.
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The Impact of Coronavirus on the Global Market: According to the World Health Organization, the Coronavirus outbreak has reached a decisive point. It now has “pandemic potential” and companies are understandably concerned about the spread of the virus and its effect on their business. Mercer, a Guy Carpenter affiliate, has already conducted a global spot survey on this topic with input from more than 300 companies across 37 countries.