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Environmental Risk Trends: What to Expect in 2019


Environmental risks remain a critical financial exposure for most organizations, and cuts across all industry types.  These risks can manifest unexpectedly across variety of business circumstances: day-to-day operations, mergers and acquisitions, construction & expansion, and brownfield redevelopment.  

On February 21, environmental risk and insurance specialists from Marsh, Chubb, Beazley, and Environmental Liability Transfer (ELT)  held a special webcast on environmental risk trends that could affect your organization in the year ahead.

During this one-hour program, our experts discussed:

  • The state of the environmental insurance market at the start of 2019.
  • Recent trends in environmental losses and claims.
  • Developments in related coverage forms, including general liability and property.
  • How environmental liability buyouts can be used to manage known cleanup obligations during M&A, bankruptcy or part of operations management.

The webcast was delivered by the following national experts:

  • Chris Smy: Marsh  Global Environmental Practice Leader
  • Jim Vetter: Marsh Managing Director
  • Craig Richardson: Executive Vice President, Chubb Environmental
  • Jayne Cunningham: Environmental Focus Group Leader
  • Randall Jostes: Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Liability Transfer
  • Jonathan McAnally: Marsh Property Practice
  • Joseph Poppie: Marsh Casualty Practice