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What Is Builder’s Risk Insurance and Should I Purchase It For My Green Construction Project?

One area of the property insurance market which has seen an increase in green building policy endorsements over the past year is the builder’s risk market. GRELJ takes a look at exactly what builder’s risk is meant to insure, and then reviews some of the available green building endorsements to such policies that are currently available.

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Green Insurance: Number of Climate Change-Related Products Doubles in 2007

Ceres is a non-profit coalition of investors, environmental groups, and other public interest organizations that works with companies as they negotiate the issues implicated by sustainability and climate change. Last week, it released From Risk to Opportunity: 2007, Insurer Responses to Climate Change, a comprehensive overview of presently available climate change-related insurance products. The report […]

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Value is Key as Insurance Industry Continues to Grapple with Green Building Standards

In a paper that was released last month and authored by Janice Ochenkowski, Managing Director of Global Risk Management and John Schinter, President of Energy and Sustainable Services, Jones Lang LaSalle provides an overview of the challenges that green buildings have presented to the insurance industry, as well as a survey of how the industry […]

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