Environmental Exposures Call for Agent, Broker Response

BHA’s President, Bill Pritchard, shares his views on the growing public awareness of the environmental impact on business in the January issue of Rough Notes.


Environmental Exposures Call for Agent, Broker Response
By Dave Willis

A number of factors are leading to increased opportunities for retail insurance agents and brokers in the environmental insurance arena. Those who understand the issues and exposures clients and prospects face can help protect not only the businesses, but the communities in which they operate, as well.

Bill Pritchard, president of Beacon Hill Associates, points to a growing public awareness of the environmental impact on businesses. “The explosive growth in the energy sector and the concerns regarding potential environmental impact have brought pollution from the back burner to the forefront,” he explains. “All types of commercial clients have to be aware of their exposures and have a corporate strategy for dealing with them.” Read the complete article.