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  • Hartford Courant
    June 28, 2018

    The Hartford's CEO, Chris Swift, and more than 150 of the company’s employees gathered to patronize V’s Trattoria in Hartford as a show of customer appreciation, manifested in endless rounds of Focaccia, antipasti and brick oven pizza. Since 2012, employees of The Hartford have held HartMobs — the company’s version of a cash mob, where employees dine at or buy services from a small business customer of the insurer — nationwide. 

  • FOX61.com
    June 28, 2018

    Since 2012, The Hartford has held "Cash Mobs,"what they also call "Hart Mobs". On Thursday, about 120 employees from The Hartford showed their support by having lunch at V's Trattoria, one of their small business clients.

  • Hartford Courant
    June 28, 2018

    Hartford has received the first installment of a five-year $50 million gift from insurers who committed last year to the financial aid package, the companies announced Thursday. The Hartford made a $3.3 million donation to the Hartford Public Library. It represents one-third of the first-year $10 million gift from three companies, which include Aetna Inc. and The Travelers Cos. Inc.

  • The Hill
    June 5, 2018

    Congressman Tom MacArthur from New Jersey, co-chair of The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, learned about our opioid management strategy during a visit to our headquarters. One part of the strategy is to use data and analytics to identify injured workers who appear to be at risk of addiction and offer alternative treatment. See MacArthur’s comments on our approach during The Hill's event “America's Opioid Epidemic: A Role for Technology.”

  • U.S. News & World Report
    May 31, 2018

    U.S. News & World Report published the following opinion piece by Chairman & CEO Christopher Swift that shares how The Hartford is taking action to address the opioid epidemic and encourages action by business and government.

  • WNPR.org
    May 26, 2018

    The lunchtime concerts are a collaboration between insurance group The Hartford and The HSO. It's part of a larger effort with other local non-profits to connect with people living and working in Hartford's Asylum Hill Neighborhood.

  • MLB.com
    May 1, 2018

    St. Louis Cardinals Right Fielder, Dexter Fowler, joined The Hartford and St. Louis Fire Department for a fire safety day at Patrick Elementary School in St. Louis, Mo. Children from kindergarten to third grade spilled came out sporting red-and-white hard hats. By the end of the morning, 200 students were deputized as junior fire marshals, part of a joint effort between the Cardinals, The Hartford and the city of St. Louis to promote the importance of fire prevention.

  • Hartford Courant
    April 27, 2018

    Employees from the Hartford joined Knox, Inc., and the city of Hartford to plant trees along Irving Street Friday. Irving Street was selected for the Arbor Day planting location based on community need and support by neighborhood homeowners for trees and shrubs in their yards. Volunteers, including more than 60 employees from the Hartford, planted 37 trees.

  • A.M. Best
    April 18, 2018

    Alfred Bergbauer, head of multinational underwriting, Hartford Financial, said businesses may learn too late that their insurance policies don't carry weight in other jurisdictions. 

  • A.M. Best
    April 17, 2018

    Morris Tooker, head of middle market, Hartford Financial, said expanding data capabilities allow analysts to identify factors that could signal developing opioid- related problems and reduce long-term costs.