As organizations continue to adapt and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding its impacts is critical to mapping the path forward as a business, industry, and broader society. Virtually bringing together our global clients, colleagues, and subject matter experts, the recent Marsh & McLennan Better By Design conference provided a platform for discussion on shaping the post-COVID world.
Throughout the week, participants drilled down on current challenges and identified opportunities to apply lessons learned to better plan, prepare, and protect against evolving and emerging risks. While the session content varied, one common theme remained consistent – resiliency. Check out these insights on demand for practical steps, strategies, and solutions to build resiliency – and promote possibilities.
Better by Design Featured Content
Cyber-Attacks Are Inevitable. Is Your Business Resilient?
Despite years of stark warnings from health experts about the need to get ready for a global pandemic, several countries were unprepared to manage the outbreak. The ongoing challenge of the COVID-19 response highlights that business leaders must take steps now to prepare for the next major crisis. Given the rapid escalation of cybercrime and ransomware in recent months, that next crisis could very well be a major cyber. Read More
COVID-19 And Beyond: Lessons From Shock Events
Regardless of the reasons, history will record COVID-19 as one of the biggest shock events of the early 21st century. But it not will it be the last — which is why it’s critical that governments, businesses, and individuals to learn from the pandemic and other shocks of the recent past and seek to do better going forward. Read More
Better by Design Featured Sessions
Elevating the Role of Cyber: Accelerating digital transformation, organizations are growing increasingly reliant on technology in response to COVID-19. Hear from Erica Davis, North America Cyber Center of Excellence Leader, Guy Carpenter; John Doyle, President & CEO, Marsh; Tara Knapp, Senior Business Development and Strategy Manager, Microsoft; Paul Mee, Digital and Financial Services Partner, Cyber Platform Lead, Oliver Wyman; and Tom Reagan, Cyber Practice Leader, Marsh, on the impact of cyber on business decisions across the enterprise.
Preparing for Shock Events: Examining the widespread impacts of COVID-19, get the inside track from Peter Hearn, President & CEO, Guy Carpenter; Lara Mowery, Global Head of Distribution, Guy Carpenter; Mike Poulos, President of Advisory, Marsh; and Reid Sawyer, US Emerging Risks Practice Leader, Marsh Advisory, on critical measures to fortify our global systems and better prepare for shock events.
Developing Climate Resiliency: With a vast decline in manufacturing and transportation, the pandemic has resulted in a sharp reduction in air pollutants and carbon emissions. Hear from Francois Austin, Head of Energy Practice, Oliver Wyman; Peter Beshar, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Marsh & McLennan; Josh Darr, Managing Director & Head of Americas Peril Advisory, Guy Carpenter; Simon Glynn, Climate & Sustainability Co-Lead, Oliver Wyman; and Jessica Turner, Catastrophe Advisory Senior Vice President, Guy Carpenter, on how to accelerate this momentum and combat climate change.