The Green Wave

Green, Meg
March 2008
Best's Review;Mar2008, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports on the insurers' response to roll out some of the new products dedicated to insure green commercial buildings and encourage the green reconstruction of damaged traditional buildings. Insurers and companies are paying attention and are in various stages of investigating, testing, or introducing new products set toward capturing the profitable new market in every aspect. However, insurers are still struggling for the new policy charges. INSETS: Green Programs;Insurers Take Action;A.M. Best's View on Insurers and Green Issues.


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