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JOHNSTON, R.I. USA—Although the pandemic continues to dominate the world’s attention, risks related to the changing climate are never far from the minds of businesses and their risk managers, especially with spring flood season upon North America as well as hurricane and wildfire season just around the corner.


Dr. Louis Gritzo, vice president and manager of research and Katherine Klosowski, vice president and manager of natural hazards at FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, will  explore those challenges in a 60-minute virtual session titled Climate Risk and Your Path to Resilience. The session will be held on Tuesday, April 20 from 1–2 p.m. ET, as part of the upcoming RIMS LIVE 2021 Annual Conference. A recording of the educational workshop will be accessible online to all conference attendees for 60 days.

The virtual session will examine how climate risk plays out in different ways in different regions where a company may have critical dependencies. Attendees will gain the latest insights into how climate risk is changing the impact natural hazards can have on their organizations and deepen their understanding of what is the credible science worth paying attention to in order to inform their climate-related risk management decision making.

Additionally, attendees will discover the most effective ways to help preserve their businesses’ value and resilience and the practical solutions that can safeguard their organizations’ bottom line against the damage a changing climate may cause.

For more information on protecting property from a changing climate, visit fmglobal.com/climaterisk.

RIMS, the world’s largest society of risk managers, has transformed its annual conference into a 10-day virtual event scheduled from April 19-30, bringing more than 100 hours of education, advanced network-building capabilities and more to the world’s risk management community. Register here.

About FM Global
Established nearly 200 years ago, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management and the resilience of its client-owners. These owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organizations, including one of every three Fortune 1000 companies. They work with FM Global to better understand the hazards that can impact their business continuity in order to make cost-effective risk management decisions, combining property loss prevention with insurance protection.