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Why your client now needs environmental insurance

July 4, 2022 by Jason Contant

Climate change is resulting in larger and non-traditional pollution losses, necessitating the need for environmental insurance to cover possible coverage gaps left by other policies, an environmental insurance expert said recently. Stronger storms coupled with increased land development can lead

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XL Catlin launches new contractors pollution liability program in Canada and the U.S.

June 8, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

XL Catlin announced on Thursday that it has launched its new Contractors Pollution Liability Express Program in Canada and the United States to provide consumers with “speed to market and a streamlined environmental insurance underwriting approach” for small to midsize

Carl Spensieri, Vice President, Environment, Berkley Canada

Building Success, Building Protection

July 3, 2015 Carl Spensieri, Vice President, Environment, Berkley Canada

Public-private partnership (P3) agreements are emerging as the design, build, fund and operate model of choice in Canada. But while the model offers an opportunity to share risks and realize rewards, it demands careful consideration of potential exposures, including environmental risk, which are best addressed by tailored cover.

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March 1, 2015 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Seeking ways to better manage the risks associated with oil-by-rail transport – as well as to deal with the often negative and costly fallout from derailments, collisions or worse – is gaining momentum in Canada. Ottawa looks to be moving