Industry Insight From FM Global

The evolving worldwide economy has altered the nature and reality of risk, fundamentally affecting the way business is conducted, and changing how companies view the potential hazards they face day-to-day. In this complex environment, the industry expertise and insight of FM Global can help facilitate informed business, risk management and insurance decisions.

Risk Management

» Myth Destroyer (WIND): Myth or Fact: More Flashing, Less Wind Damage?
Part of FM Global's Myth Destroyer series, this 2010 video dispels common myths surrounding wind and resulting property damage, including helpful tips on securing roof flashing to mitigate damage.

» Myth Destroyer (FREEZE): Myth or Fact: Icy Temperatures, Frozen Business?
Part of FM Global's Myth Destroyer series, this 2010 video dispels common myths surrounding freeze and resulting property damage, including helpful tips on protecting property from freeze up.

» Myth Destroyer (FIRE): Myth or Fact: More Sprinklers, More Water Provide More Safety?
Part of FM Global's Myth Destroyer series, this 2010 video dispels common myths surrounding sprinkler operation, proper sprinkler placement, and the amount of water sprinklers require to extinguish fire.

» Myth Destroyer (FLOOD): Myth or Fact: Rising Tides, Drowning Business?
Part of FM Global's Myth Destroyer series, this 2010 video dispels common myths surrounding flood and resulting property damage, including helpful tips on protecting your business from flood loss.

» Advisen Webinar: Your Supply Chain Risk Quotient Webinar (Registration required)
FM Global Senior Vice President Bret Ahnell and industry panelists discuss how insureds best prepare to respond to a severe supply chain disruption.

» The Risk/Earnings Ratio: New Perspectives for Achieving Bottom-Line Stability
Discover the correlation between good physical loss prevention and lower earnings volatility.

» Advisen Webinar: The Evolving Role of the Risk Manager (Registration required)
FM Global Executive Vice President Tom Lawson and industry panelists examine the significant changes the risk management profession has undergone

Industry Issues and Trends

» Greenwich Associates Insurance Study Findings
This short video discusses FM Global's clear leadership position in the market, as confirmed by Greenwich Associates 2010 Large Corporate Insurance Study.

» Market Conditions
In this MP3 podcast, Shivan Subramaniam, FM Global chairman and chief executive officer, reports on the state of the insurance industry. Interview begins at 14 minutes into the program.

» No Uncertain Terms
FM Global is ahead of the curve on contract certainty

» Back in Business Fast!
Learn about FM Global's proactive approach to claims

Property Loss Prevention Research and Engineering

» The Sprinkler Difference: A side-by-side dorm room fire demonstration
Video of large fire demonstrations conducted at the FM Global Research Campus, showing the value of sprinkler protection in college dormitory rooms.

» Built to Code or Built to Last
In this podcast, Brendan MacGrath, manager of FM Global’s international codes and standards group, answers the question, “Is it enough to build to local codes and standards, especially in emerging markets, where the emphasis of codes may be on protecting human life, but not necessarily on protecting business property?”

» A Win-Win Wind Situation
FM Global, clients and roofing professionals join forces to protect the envelope, prevent windstorm damage

» Project Planning
New construction, acquisitions and expansion make it important to protect your facilities from the ground up

New Products and Services

» Time in Your Hands
FM Global's new Time Element Select™ business interruption coverage allows clients to choose the type of coverage that best suits their needs after a loss.

» On the Money
MyValues, available through MyRisk®, puts accurate valuation at your fingertips