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Why insurers should be active diversity allies

September 1, 2021 Brooke Smith

Insurance companies now need more than just a diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy; they also need to apply it. With 3,000 employees in 30 countries, Charles Taylor Ltd. knows something about this. The London, U.K.-based service and consulting provider

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BFL founder donates $500K towards women leadership centre

May 27, 2021 by David Gambrill

BFL Canada’s founder, Barry F. Lorenzetti, is giving $500,000 to establish the Barry F. Lorenzetti Centre for Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership at Concordia University in Montreal and to endow research grants and scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. “Entrepreneurship involving

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Why the pipeline of diverse talent keeps drying up

May 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

Market conditions have led to broken talent pipelines which, in turn, have had a negative effect on companies being able to have a proper diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) program, a financial executive told a group of risk managers recently.

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Industry exec reverse-engineers innovation to show the imperative of diversity

May 13, 2021 by Adam Malik

A corporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) program is essential because it’s driving business innovation, which is a competitive advantage, risk managers heard during a recent web conference. Carla Harris, vice chairman and managing director of Morgan Stanley, spoke at

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Global insurance CEOs concerned about skills shortages and related pace of technological change: PwC survey

February 22, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance CEOs have the biggest concerns in the financial services industry over skills shortages and the related pace of technological change, according to a new survey from PwC. The survey, titled Ahead of the curve: Confronting the big talent challenges