ENVIRONMENTAL


Marsh's Global Environmental Practice (MGEP) comprises some of the best and most diverse talent in the environmental risk and environmental insurance industry. Our professionals have backgrounds in diverse disciplines and understand the need to bring a multidisciplinary approach to solving environmental risk issues.

Our Environmental ExpertiseMarsh uses a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates finance, law, environmental risk management, engineering, actuarial science and insurance. Our environmental risk specialists develop tailored risk solutions for all types of risks, including those that threaten profits and cause business failure.

When it comes to structuring and negotiating insurance programs, Marsh is second to none. We negotiate more environmental insurance programs than any other organization. Our access to data, reputation for integrity, innovation, relationship with insurers, volume of business, and alliance with our clients enables Marsh to secure the best value possible.

In addition to local experts throughout the world, Marsh employs a global team of experts dedicated to environmental risk issues. This team is responsible for coordinating resources, research and development, publication of risk management materials and sharing of best practices.With an effective worldwide network of interconnected environmental experts, Marsh clients can take advantage of the collective experience and innovation of the entire Marsh system.
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Marsh Insights: The Potentially Catastrophic Environmental Risks of Mining
September 25, 2014  |  Views: 5910 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: The Potentially Catastrophic Environmental Risks of Mining
Since October 2013, there have been four high profile environmental incidents in the North American mining sector, three in the summer of 2014 alone. The failure of a tailings pond...  Read More...
Environmental Newsletter January 2014
March 20, 2014  |  Views: 7421 |  Comments: 0 
Environmental Newsletter January 2014
Our environmental newsletter covers the environmental insurance market, regulatory changes, fracking, and more.  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Vehicle Safety and Winter Conditions
January 22, 2014  |  Views: 7727 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Vehicle Safety and Winter Conditions
Vehicle driver accidents cost millions of dollars a year in property damage losses alone, but what about the driver’s safety? Drivers within your fleet program can help re...  Read More...
World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2014
January 16, 2014  |  Views: 8345 |  Comments: 0 
World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2014
Top global risks include fiscal crises in key economies, unemployment, water crises, and income disparity   Read More...
Marsh Insights: Winter Weather Precautions
December 16, 2013  |  Views: 8469 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Winter Weather Precautions
The gusting winds, heavy snow, and freezing temperatures associated with winter are normal and often anticipated occurrences throughout most of the world’s cold weather climates. H...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: The Changing Landscape of Environmental Liability in Canada – Now it’s Personal
December 03, 2013  |  Views: 8786 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: The Changing Landscape of Environmental Liability in Canada – Now it’s Personal
Every now and again there are events that galvanize the attention of the general public, politicians and various governmental regulators alike and create a heightened sense of awar...  Read More...
Managing Mould Risk Following the Southern Alberta Floods
June 27, 2013  |  Views: 7313 |  Comments: 0 
Managing Mould Risk Following the Southern Alberta Floods
The extent of flooding in southern Alberta has created conditions where widespread mould contamination is inevitable. Any structure or material that has been wet for more than 48 h...  Read More...
Flooding in Southern Alberta
June 21, 2013  |  Views: 7738 |  Comments: 0 
Flooding in Southern Alberta
As the floods continue to wreak havoc in Canmore, Calgary, and other communities in southern Alberta, we have compiled some important infromation to help you manage if your busines...  Read More...
Global Risks 2013 Report - Eighth Edition
January 15, 2013  |  Views: 7791 |  Comments: 0 
Global Risks 2013 Report - Eighth Edition
Continued stress on the global economic system is positioned to absorb the attention of leaders for the foreseeable future.  Read More...
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Brownfields - How Environmental Insurance Can Help
April 17, 2011  |  Views: 16635 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Brownfields - How Environmental Insurance Can Help
No two Brownfield sites are identical and for this reason there are generally no “off-the-shelf solutions” to manage the risks associated with their redevelopment. Marsh Canada Lim...  Read More...
Environmental Risk
February 21, 2011  |  Views: 14308 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Environmental Risk
Marsh uses a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates finance, law, environmental risk management, engineering, actuarial science and insurance.  Read More...
Hydraulic Fracturing
May 20, 2011  |  Views: 18850 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Hydraulic Fracturing
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently announced that they will be evaluating the potential impacts to groundwater resulting from hydraulic fracturing or “fracki...  Read More...
Your Business Continuity Risk in the Mining Sector
June 02, 2011  |  Views: 7696 |  Comments: 0 
Your Business Continuity Risk in the Mining Sector
Managing business continuity risks for the mining sector requires the particular expertise and knowledge of many industry-specific issues. Geographic, political, economic, and infr...  Read More...
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Argentina Mandates Environmental Insurance
November 29, 2010  |  Views: 16061 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Argentina Mandates Environmental Insurance
Argentina recently implemented environmental directives requiring companies that conduct potentially high risk operations to obtain insurance that will cover any environmental dama...  Read More...
Food and Beverage Industry Faces Increased Environmental and Occupational Safety Risks
October 26, 2010  |  Views: 16186 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Food and Beverage Industry Faces Increased Environmental and Occupational Safety Risks
The food and beverage industry has recently seen an increase in enforcement efforts by environmental and occupational health regulators, as a result of their exposures around activ...  Read More...
Severe Floods Cause Damage in Southeast Asia
October 22, 2010  |  Views: 15702 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Severe Floods Cause Damage in Southeast Asia
Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia are experiencing the worst flooding in decades after prolonged periods of unusually heavy rain in recent weeks. The death toll is rising, with seve...  Read More...
National Flood Insurance Program Extended Through September 30, 2011
September 30, 2010  |  Views: 15552 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
National Flood Insurance Program Extended Through September 30, 2011
President Obama signed a bill today to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through September 30, 2011.   Read More...
Hurricane Earl to Make Landfall in North Carolina Today
September 02, 2010  |  Views: 15609 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Hurricane Earl to Make Landfall in North Carolina Today
Earl was downgraded to a category three hurricane today, with sustained winds of 125 mph, and is expected to pass near the North Carolina Outer Banks tonight, according to the Nati...  Read More...
Wildfires Cause Damage in Russia
August 18, 2010  |  Views: 15314 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Wildfires Cause Damage in Russia
Record high temperatures and a drought have sparked a series of wildfires across Russia since late July, resulting in severe smog in Moscow, concerns about radioactivity, and numer...  Read More...
Heavy Rains Flood China, Little Impact on Insurance Industry
August 16, 2010  |  Views: 15473 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Heavy Rains Flood China, Little Impact on Insurance Industry
Weeks of severe monsoonal rains in China triggered flooding and landslides that destroyed homes and infrastructure across 28 Chinese provinces and regions, and led to large loss of...  Read More...
Argentina Mandates Environmental Insurance
August 11, 2010  |  Views: 15642 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Argentina Mandates Environmental Insurance
Argentina recently implemented environmental directives requiring companies that conduct potentially high risk operations to obtain insurance that will cover any environmental dama...  Read More...
Severe Rains Flood Monterrey, Mexico
July 22, 2010  |  Views: 15838 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Severe Rains Flood Monterrey, Mexico
Torrential rains hit Monterrey, Mexico earlier this month, flooding the town, killing at least 30 people, and shutting down border bridges, according to local newspaper reports.  Read More...
Market Development Relating to Deepwater Horizon Event
July 02, 2010  |  Views: 15736 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Market Development Relating to Deepwater Horizon Event
The April 20, 2010, fire and explosion of the Deepwater Horizon Offshore Drilling Unit and the ensuing oil discharge (the "Deepwater Event") has caused significant damage along the...  Read More...
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January 15, 2013  |  Views: 4115
World More at Risk from Markets and Mother Nature – Global Risks 2013 Report
The world is more at risk as persistent economic weakness saps our ability to tackle environmental challenges.  Read More...

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