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September 19, 2023
Sedgwick introduces climate resiliency solutions to help organizations mitigate changing risks and environmental impact

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2023 — Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today launched an industry-leading climate risk and resiliency program designed to holistically address…

September 19, 2023
Blog
September 12, 2023
Dave Murray
engineering manager - New Zealand, EFI Global
Designing resilience in buildings

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the construction industry accounts for 38% of total global energy-related CO2 emissions, and some estimates suggest that investing in a more resilient infrastructure could save humanity a …

September 12, 2023 by Dave Murray, engineering manager - New Zealand, EFI Global
Blog
September 08, 2023
Jon Paulsen
senior vice president, self-insurance pooling
Imagine the possibilities at CAJPA

The California Association of Joint Power Authorities (CAJPA) will host their fall conference September 12-15 in Lake Tahoe, California. This event is a space for over 1,000 pooling professionals from all across the state to connect with general mana…

September 08, 2023 by Jon Paulsen, senior vice president, self-insurance pooling
Blog
August 04, 2023
Chris Harvey
VP, crisis solution
Cybersecurity threats in the medical device sector

As technology rapidly evolves, cybersecurity has become indispensable in many industries. As the risk of cyberattacks infiltrates the healthcare industry, U.S. Congress is pressured to take action. As a range of medical devices — IV pumps, MRI …

August 04, 2023 by Chris Harvey, VP, crisis solution
Blog
August 01, 2023
Chris Bakes, managing director, auto solutions, Kyle Dunlap, AVP, client management services and Jason Kurutz, director, product management and business strategy
Creating care-focused options for improved fleet resilience and safer driver behavior

Within the transportation and logistics arena, automotive fleet operators face unique and complex claims challenges related to cycle times, costs and safety. Whether serving a commercial leasing firm, corporate vehicle fleet, or trucking and transpor…

August 01, 2023 by Chris Bakes, managing director, auto solutions, Kyle Dunlap, AVP, client management services and Jason Kurutz, director, product management and business strategy
Blog
July 17, 2023
Terri Riley
SVP, managed care practices and client services
Unconditional: treating injured workers with care and empathy

Suffering a workplace injury can be a very stressful experience. Going from fully functional to incapacitated in the blink of an eye, combined with angst and uncertainty about the future, makes for a very difficult time for an injured worker. Adding…

July 17, 2023 by Terri Riley, SVP, managed care practices and client services
Blog
July 03, 2023
Mark Debus, clinical manager, behavioral health; Adam Morell, assistant vice president, product compliance; and Cindy Parker, managing director, casualty
Reshaping the conversation around how employers support and accommodate employees

The past couple of years have given rise to some significant workplace trends — a war for talent, demands for flexible work options and an increased need for mental health support. Typically, we hear about these issues from the employee perspec…

July 03, 2023 by Mark Debus, clinical manager, behavioral health; Adam Morell, assistant vice president, product compliance; and Cindy Parker, managing director, casualty
Blog
June 26, 2023
Ian Gibbs
national technical manager, repair solutions
Planning for a flood and ensuring resilience

In the UK, more than 5 million homes and businesses are at risk of flooding. To plan for a flood and ensure resilience requires a thoughtful strategy that recognises two factors: resistance and recoverability. In this podcast, we are joined by Ian Gi…

June 26, 2023 by Ian Gibbs, national technical manager, repair solutions
Blog
June 19, 2023
James Norman
international business development director
Intelligent resilience: 3 strategies for persevering through uncertain times

The insurance industry is, of course, not immune to the tumultuous economic climate in which businesses are operating today. Carriers are feeling the adverse impact of the ongoing shocks on their brands, workforce and financial performance. During pe…

June 19, 2023 by James Norman, international business development director
Blog
June 14, 2023
Karen Samuel
Acting general manager, DHS
Managing employee absenteeism: the importance of prioritising employee well-being and the cost of ignoring it

Last year, Sedgwick acquired Direct Health Solutions (DHS), a leading specialist provider of employer-based telehealth solutions in Australia. In this blog, we are joined by Karen Samuel, acting general manager, DHS who weighs in on the importance of…

June 14, 2023 by Karen Samuel, Acting general manager, DHS
Blog
May 10, 2023
Matthew Rodda, regional vice president, EFI Global and Kendall Biggs, senior fire investigator, EFI Global
National Wildfire Awareness Month

Fire management decision makers are on high alert during National Wildfire Awareness Month. Each year, wildfires affect thousands of people and ravage millions of acres. The rise in wildfires can be attributed to forestry activity (or lack thereof), …

May 10, 2023 by Matthew Rodda, regional vice president, EFI Global and Kendall Biggs, senior fire investigator, EFI Global
Blog
May 03, 2023
Max Koonce
chief claims officer
Bouncing back with authority: resiliency and the evolution of risk management

We’ve known it all along, but it took a global pandemic to drive the lesson home: Resiliency and adaptability are the cornerstones of a successful risk management program. At this week’s RISKWORLD®, the 2023 RIMS conference and exhibition, we had the…

May 03, 2023 by Max Koonce, chief claims officer
Blog
May 01, 2023
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
Wellness ZENter: Imagine the possibilities for your health, wellness and productivity

Ahead of the annual RIMS RISKWORLD Conference and Exhibition — and throughout the year — we all invest considerable time, effort and resources to find solutions and ideas to improve the well-being of our organizations and the people who s…

May 01, 2023 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
Article
April 27, 2023
Sedgwick’s Wassell on building back better: how a lack of loss history and data is limiting sustainable repairs

As clients demand for insurers to integrate sustainability and resilience into building repair solutions, underwriters remain wary of new practices and materials

April 27, 2023
Blog
April 17, 2023
Paul Owens ‪- major and complex loss operations director (Scotland); and David Gear - head of major and complex loss (Scotland and Northern Ireland)
Commercial property policy wordings are changing — here’s what you need to know

While the core type of cover provided under a standard commercial property policy has generally remained consistent over the years, most have been recently expanded to include wordings you might not ordinarily expect. Wider cover helping customers r…

April 17, 2023 by Paul Owens ‪- major and complex loss operations director (Scotland); and David Gear - head of major and complex loss (Scotland and Northern Ireland)