The Rise of ‘Smart Cities’ and Its Implications for Insurers

While many smart city initiatives are directed at creating a more livable environment, gaining operating efficiencies or reshaping an urban center to attract employers and tourists, one of the greatest benefits of smart city technology will be the potential to reduce a wide range of risks.

EY and Guardtime Launch Marine Insurance Blockchain Platform

The initiative to create the world’s first marine insurance blockchain platform was undertaken in collaboration with ACORD, A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S, Microsoft, MS Amlin, Willis Towers Watson and XL Catlin.

ACORD Appoints Two Distinguished Industry Leaders to Board

With Chris Smith, EVP and head of Global Operations at MetLife, and Mark Knipfer, Chief Operations Officer of Zurich North America, ACORD brings its total number of board members to 26.