Insurance

November 29, 2022

The bottom line: Mitigating an expectation shift by adapting or managing expectations reduces the risk of costly ESG | reputation risk.

Mitigating an expectation shift: An effective, thoughtful risk strategy. Of the many on offer, only our solution is quantitative, battle-tested, quality management-proven, and grounded in four Nobel Prize winning insights. The bottom line: mitigating costly reputation risk by targeting factors that would lead to a shift in expectations

November 14, 2022

Parametric insurance ESG authentication. How can companies use parametric insurance to prove their ESG bona fides?

Parametric insurance ESG authentication. Parametric insurance, which has long been popular in disaster recovery, is gaining steam as a proxy for proving the effectiveness of ESG programs. Nir Kossovsky and Denise Williamee of insurer Steel City Re explore details of this novel ESG solution. Insurance-based authentication — a regulatory lynchpin — is a recent innovation made possible by parametric insurance solutions.

November 9, 2022

Parametric ESG-linked Reputation Insurance.

Parametric ESG-linked Reputation Insurance. Stakeholders and regulators scrutinising companies making ESG-related policy commitments are leading to more interest in insurance designed to cover such risks: Steel City Re.

November 8, 2022

Captives for a Challenging Market. Delaware Captive Insurance Association Fall Forum: Captives’ value in risk strategy.

Captives for a Challenging Market. Mitigating risk strategically through expectation management and operational adjustments evinces thoughtful management and dutiful governance. Financing such risks evinces prudence, and doing so publicly with insurance captives and reinsurance enables stakeholders to appreciate and value the effort. These comprise the core of Steel City Re’s professional services

October 28, 2022

Mitigating the Hazards of ESG-Linked Enterprise Risk. Two of every 3 directors prefer value-creation through an ESG-linked reputation strategy.

Carnell and Nir are two of the three speakers who will be delivering the general session titled, “Mitigating the Hazards of ESG-Linked Enterprise Risk,” at the RIMS ERM Conference on November 11th at 11:30 am. This session will explore the value proposition of how to manage ERM to mitigate ESG-linked reputation risk strategically. It will focus on the cultural aspects of rounding up the collaborators from legal and communications and risk insurance. Two of every 3 directors prefer value-creation through an ESG-linked reputation strategy.

October 18, 2022

Shifting expectations: bank run. A bank run in our model … is caused by a shift in expectations, which could depend on almost anything.

Shifting expectations: bank run. Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig won the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics this year for their work on (bank runs). “A bank run in our model,” they write, “is caused by a shift in expectations, which could depend on almost anything, consistent with the apparently irrational observed behavior of people running on banks.” “Almost anything” could include social media rumors, why not. […] “Every banker knows that if he has to prove that he is worthy of credit, however good may be his arguments, in fact his credit is gone.” 

October 17, 2022

Well-underwritten parametric reputation insurance. Parametric insurance policies have been in use for years by Tokio Marine Kiln for reputation loss.

Well underwritten parametric reputation insurance. Parametric triggers for insurance can be anything quantifiable. In the case of my firm, Steel City Re, we use parametric measures of reputational value in our Tokio Marine Kiln policies. Parametric policies provide for ease of underwriting, facilitate claims adjustment, and enable coverage to insure complex risks including reputation and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) factors-linked reputation loss.

September 27, 2022

DEI and Reputation Risk. Companies can always buy insurance. Insurers like Steel City Re are developing creative ESG parametric products.

DEI – Diversity Equity and Inclusion Disappointment Risk “Really, what is needed is what we’re calling ESG-linked reputation insurance,” Kossovsky said. “ESG is all about setting expectations for better environmental stewardship, better social justice, more dutiful governance. The risk arises from some failure to understand stakeholder expectations — the failure to set those expectations, and …

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