Video on demand | Original air date : October 25, 2017

The implications of climate change in the insurance industry have been profound. Severe weather and related natural disasters have caused the need for new products, multiplied claims, and has generated concern for the future of insurance. From water, to earthquakes to fire, this online course will help you understand the impact of climate change, how to overcome the challenges it presents and build your business.

  • What is the impact of major disasters on the insurance industry and the financial implications
  • Understanding the coverage: personal and commercial
  • How do you educate the client about climate change, risk mitigation strategies pre and post loss?
  • Overcome objections to purchasing catastrophe coverage in the face of rising prices and deductibles

This course is CE credit-certified by AICICS, RIBOand  credits may be applicable to BC.

* AIC CE certificates will be forwarded retroactively.

About the instructor

  • Karen  Ritchie

    Karen Ritchie Senior Vice President, Baird MacGregor Insurance Brokers LP | Hargraft Schofield LP

    Karen Ritchie

    Karen Ritchie is a VP and Joint Venture Partner at Baird McGregor Insurance Brokers LP since 1993. Karen’s responsibilities include commercial and personal lined production, service and management. She is a Board Member of the Toronto Insurance Conference and has sat on various insurance Companies’ Brokers Liaison Committees. She has provided opinions as an expert witness for environmental claim lawsuit.

Course curriculum

The insurance industry is changing along with the climate – gain expert insights in this packed hour.


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