Marsh is facilitating capital flows to emerging economies by showing investors how they can protect themselves from political upheaval, violence, and default, so infrastructure and commerce can bloom in regions where enterprise is needed most.
Guy Carpenter is helping insurers assess terrorism risks with the latest tools and techniques to generate realistic models of potential damage so coverage keeps up with an evolving threat.
Mercer is developing powerful new analytic tools that enable business leaders to predict what and where skills will be needed — and how to develop or find the required talent — as their organizations expand and enter new arenas.
Sustainability experts at Oliver Wyman are designing strategies to help new megacities around the world meet unprecedented demand for infrastructure and develop logistics solutions to support ever-greater flows of food, freight, water, and waste.
Mercer is helping cross-border mergers and acquisitions generate returns sooner by resolving complex cultural, operational, and regulatory issues.
Mercer is creating flexible private health insurance exchanges that give US employees and employers greater choice and more flexible coverage while reducing complexity and cost.
Experts at Oliver Wyman are helping global health organizations analyze supply and demand for critical vaccines and map the most efficient distribution strategies to protect populations in every corner of the developing world.
Marsh Risk Consulting is improving job safety for millions of workers by helping employers benchmark progress towards health and safety goals across their operations around the world, including the performance of supply chain partners.
Guy Carpenter is developing advanced analytics to help insurers prepare for the risks that their customers fear most and designing innovative products that enable them to grow profitably and confidently in the face of uncertainty.
Marsh is helping hospitals and healthcare providers create safer patient environments to improve outcomes while reducing the number and severity of malpractice claims.
Guy Carpenter experts are helping clients make sense of cyber portfolio volatility, structuring reinsurance solutions that provide them with adequate protection as this threat continues to emerge.
Oliver Wyman is helping clients evolve from today's untenable “IT fortress” approach to cyber security to a cost-benefit approach that manages cyber risks like other operational risks, factors them into strategic decision-making, and uses forward-looking scenario analysis rather than historical data.
Marsh innovated to develop a new analytic tool that enables organizations to predict the likelihood of data breaches and their costs, including forensic investigation, lawsuits, and fines. Company-specific inputs help users model potential threats with confidence.
Marsh is analyzing cyber attacks in the retail industry to help merchants, banks, insurers, and regulators get together on better protections for consumers and the economy.
Oliver Wyman is helping clients reduce the complexity of technology systems and processes in large organizations. By going “back to the future,” our clients discover their operations are more nimble and more robust.
Marsh is helping business leaders and public officials explore shared solutions to shared climate risks to power, transportation, and communications. The logic is simple: business continuity is community continuity.
Mercer is advising institutional investors how to incorporate environmental, social, and corporate governance factors into their investment decisions so portfolios reflect organizational and societal values as well as market value.
Securities experts at Guy Carpenter are pioneering the use of catastrophe bonds that spread the economic impact of natural disasters among investors as well as insurers, increasing resilience in affected areas while lowering coverage costs.
Energy experts at Oliver Wyman are working with the World Energy Council to identify common needs of both producers and governments. The result is a remarkable consensus on a transformation agenda for sustainable energy.
Environmental risk specialists at Marsh are accelerating the reclamation and redevelopment of urban brownfields, helping cities transform derelict industrial sites into high-value locations and hubs for employment.
Rising technology risks, mounting geopolitical tensions, and continuing environmental concerns undermine social stability globally, creating deep uncertainty in a world little prepared to confront the challenges. Global Risks 2015, published by the World Economic Forum since its inception in cooperation with Marsh & McLennan Companies, analyzes these interconnected risks and identifies the potentially cascading effects they create.
In related news, a group of leading companies in the insurance industry, led by Guy Carpenter, announced at WEF that they have established a micro insurance consortium and micro insurance venture incubator to serve the needs of the underserved in developing markets. Read more.