Latest “Lightning Round” Highlights Resilience Hack-a-Thon Winners

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Last week’s Lightning Round III: Products and Services for Disaster and Risk Mitigation featured presentations by four teams of entrepreneurs who have developed products to boost societal resilience and mitigate natural disaster risks. This was the third time this year that Triple-I and its Resilience Accelerator, ResilientH20 Partners and The Cannon, have connected entrepreneurs with leading […]

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Insurers need to boost financial and operational resilience

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COVID-19 is prompting insurers to focus on both the financial and operational resilience of their companies as they try to manage the economic challenges created by the virus.  It’s no surprise that insurance prices are rising as the industry assesses the magnitude of the risk and losses connected to the pandemic. U.S. commercial insurance prices rose by almost 10 percent overall compared to the… […]

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Disaster Resilience Is Focus of Triple-I, U. Penn Student Competition

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By James Ballot, Senior Advisor, Strategic Communications, Triple-I For the third year straight, the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) and the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center (Wharton Risk Center) at the University of Pennsylvania are co-sponsoring a student competition aimed at developing innovative solutions to real-world disaster resilience problems. Held virtually, the third annual […]

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