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IBC congratulates City of Toronto on the creation of a chief resilience officer position

July 5, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is congratulating the City of Toronto “for its ongoing commitment to emergency preparedness” with the recent establishment of a chief resilience officer for the city. Last month, Tory announced that the position will be

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Paris climate agreement to take effect Nov. 4

October 6, 2016 Michael Astor - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force on Nov. 4, after a coalition of the world’s largest polluters and small island nations threatened by rising seas pushed it past a key threshold on Wednesday. President Barack

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Connected cars and other digital solutions can drive progress toward UN’s sustainable development goals by 2030: report

June 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Connected cars could save 720,000 lives from road accidents annually and prevent up to 30 million traffic injuries, according to a new analysis prepared for the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) by Accenture, a global professional services company. The information and

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UN, World Bank Group and insurance industry join forces for formation of Insurance Development Forum

April 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Leaders of the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the global insurance industry on Monday announced the formation of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF), which occurred at a high level meeting in Washington, DC, last week. The IDF has