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For insights on major threats facing industries, governments, and societies, drawn from the combined expertise of Marsh & McLennan Companies and research partners around the world, visit the Global Risk Center.

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A Point of View on Healthcare Reform

Given the number of Americans they insure (177 million) and their collective purchasing power ($668 billion), employers are pivotal players in today’s healthcare system. As US lawmakers consider the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a new policy brief, based on thinking from Mercer and Oliver Wyman, provides four pragmatic recommendations for the future of healthcare from the employer’s perspective. 

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Cyber Threats: A Perfect Storm about to Hit Europe?

Amid cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, a profoundly changing regulatory environment, and skepticism about businesses’ preparedness, companies across Europe are being challenged to confront looming cyber challenges now. A new report, developed by Marsh & McLennan Companies and FireEye, outlines emerging threats and recommends tangible steps for businesses and government across the continent to enhance their ability to prepare for — and recover from — cyberattacks.

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Navigating the Volatile Risk Landscape

A global surge in populism, a rise in protectionism, succession concerns and the ongoing threat of terrorism are set to make 2017 a challenging year for multinational businesses. Marsh's interactive Political Risk Map 2017 allows organizations to view risk scores for countries where they may have assets, operations or investments, or be considering new opportunities.


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The Global Risks Report 2017

Rising political and social unrest and accelerating technologies are creating risks and instabilities for businesses around the world. The World Economic Forum’s twelfth Global Risks Report, produced with Marsh & McLennan Companies’ support, provides an outlook on the threats facing the world in 2017 and examines some of their root causes: rising inequality, political polarization and nationalism, and disruptive technological change.

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Transforming for Future Value in Financial Services

Financial services firms face a transformation challenge as the world digitizes. Oliver Wyman’s 20th annual State of the Financial Services Industry report discusses how financial services incumbents will need to invest in digital transformation much more deeply than they have to date, to stay competitive in their existing core businesses and create future value.

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Making Progress Toward Gender Parity

The 2016 global edition of When Women Thrive, Mercer’s comprehensive research on women in the workforce, surveyed 583 organizations in 41 countries on their practices for attracting, retaining, and promoting female talent. Business leaders’ increasing commitment to gender parity hasn’t trickled down to the talent pipeline, but the news isn’t all bad — click here to learn what steps can be taken.


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