Better by Design: Insights on Demand – Collectively Creating the Post-COVID Future

Guy Carpenter thought leaders Erica Davis, Josh Darr, Lara Mowery and Jessica Turner offered their insights at the recent Marsh & McLennan Better By Design conference, which featured discussions on shaping the post-COVID-19 world. 

Pandemic Poses a New Catastrophe Paradigm

The question of how to tackle systemic risk is at the top of risk professionals’ agenda, following the shock losses produced by COVID-19

Looking beyond the Clouds: A U.S. cyber insurance industry catastrophe loss study

A Guy Carpenter and CyberCube Analytics collaboration explores the size and shape of cyber catastrophes and the resulting financial impact on the U.S. cyber insurance industry

Changing Nature of Risk

In The Changing Nature of Risk report recently published by Guy Carpenter, we analyze how an accumulation of losses from recent extreme weather events, the specter of climate change and higher loss cost trends in a number of long-tail business lines are forcing carriers to reassess views of risk

The Global Risks Report 2020

Economic and political polarization will intensify, as collaboration is needed more than ever to respond to severe threats to climate, public health, and technology systems

2019 Risk Benchmarks Research: Property / Casualty Industry Insights

A broad array of insights are identified in Guy Carpenter’s Risk Benchmarks Research 2019 report, the newest component of our ongoing insurance benchmarks research project, which accumulates and interprets US P&C insurance statutory financial data

Building National Resilience

Aligning mindsets, capabilities, and investment. The goal of country-level resilience has rarely been as multifaceted as it is now, and the stakes have seldom been higher. Building preparedness for risks that may threaten national security, economic prosperity, and societal wellbeing is a critical function of government.

COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and Its Implications

Economic distress dominates companies’ top concerns, yet leaders must act now to address the knock-on effect of far-reaching environmental, societal, and technological risks

Protecting the Planet and Public Purse Report

Access to Private Capital Crucial to Governments’ Ability to Enhance Climate Resilience. Severe weather events and demographic challenges are putting an increasing strain on government finances, requiring a rethink of how catastrophic events are funded

The Global Risks for Infrastructure: The Climate Challenge

The Global Risks for Infrastructure: The Climate Challenge report outlines three key levers that infrastructure investors and operators need to utilize in building climate resilience: scenario planning, lifecycle imperatives, and ecosystem-wide stakeholder management.

The Changing Nature of Risk: The Cyber Risk Landscape

The insurability of systemic risk is going to be one of the defining issues of the next decade for the re/insurance sector. Rapid technological changes, digitalization in particular, have already transformed the characteristics of risks assumed by the re/insurance market. COVID-19 will only accelerate these trends.

Reactions: Silent Cyber-no longer silent?

Silent (or non-affirmative) cyber refers to cyber-related exposure within many all-risk general insurance products. If no explicit cyber exclusion applies, coverage for losses caused by cyber perils may apply. This underlying exposure’s potential for aggregated loss is currently one of the major issues being considered by the re/insurance industry. What does the future hold?


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The Global Risks Report 2019

Global risks and cross-cutting challenges — economic, technological, environmental, societal, geopolitical — are intensifying, creating an increasingly complex environment for those in business, government and other sectors around the world. The 14th edition of the Global Risks Report, undertaken in partnership with Marsh & McLennan Companies, examines the evolving macro-level risk landscape and highlights major threats that may disrupt the world in 2019 and over the next decade. The most striking aspect of this year’s report is the level of concern about geopolitical issues. Is your company responding effectively to the risks it is facing? Find out more by reading the Global Risks Report 2019.

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2018 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report

Marsh’s 2018 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report, produced with support from Guy Carpenter, explores the state of the terrorism insurance marketplace, presenting data on purchasing and pricing trends. We also take a look at how the terrorism insurance market continues to innovate and respond to the needs of global organizations in light of an evolving risk landscape.

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Terrorism: A Maturing Market Meets an Evolving and Expanding Peril

The nature of the terrorism threat facing society has changed considerably in the last 20 years. Governments and (re)insurers had structured their mitigation strategies and responses to deal with attacks that were large in scale. Guy Carpenter has developed this report on the terrorism (re)insurance market as demand from state terrorism pools and the private market grows for sophisticated modeling, additional capacity and an increasing array of terrorism protection-gap solutions.


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