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Knowledge for Decision Makers.

Marsh & McLennan Companies experts in disciplines from actuarial science to workers’ compensation help decision makers address their most pressing challenges. You’ll find some of the best thinking from Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman here.

Risk Frontiers

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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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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Increasing Resilience in the Digital Economy

Cyber Risk Handbook 2016 presents views from Marsh & McLennan’s cyber leaders — and leading third-party experts with whom we collaborate — on how companies can assess cyber risks, develop comprehensive strategies and enlist their people to bolster cyber risk management.

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Bringing Gender Balance to Financial Services

Why do women leave their careers in financial services? Oliver Wyman’s latest Women in Financial Services report draws on global data and interviews with senior industry leaders to understand the structural solutions and cultural changes that can help organizations tap into women’s leadership potential — and spur innovation and growth.

Oliver Wyman

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How Social Innovation Benefits Business

Reducing inequality and accelerating real, meaningful, and widespread inclusive growth are among the most urgent challenges of our time — and, along with governments and civil leaders, businesses have an important role to play in creating solutions. A new Oliver Wyman report, “Social Innovation: A Guide to Achieving Corporate and Societal Value,” launched in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, shows why social innovation is becoming an increasingly relevant business strategy.

Oliver Wyman

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Regulation: A World View

The 2008 global financial crisis made financial market regulation a key priority. Now, new and upcoming regulations around the world are having a profound impact on companies’ balance sheets and risk management practices. (Re)insurers of all sizes are being challenged as the regulatory environment becomes more complex and costly — and they must face these demands in order to maximize opportunities and maintain profitable growth.

Guy Carpenter

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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.

Mercer

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