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  • Insurance Journal
    November 3, 2017

    The Hartford has been recognized for its leadership status by the CDP, formerly called the Carbon Disclosure Project, and has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). This is the 10th year The Hartford’s sustainability efforts and practices have been commended by the CDP and the sixth year by DJSI.

  • The Wall Street Journal
    October 23, 2017

    The Hartford has agreed to pay $1.45 billion to health insurer Aetna for a unit that provides life-, disability-income and other insurance products to employers’ benefits programs in the U.S. The acquisition will nearly double the Connecticut company’s business of selling benefits to employers, one of its main operations outside of property-casualty insurance.

  • The Washington Post
    October 20, 2017

    Many newer apprenticeship programs are technology-oriented — training people for positions such as internal tech support or software programming. But they’re also training human resources analysts, insurance customer support agents, account managers and more. The Hartford, which started a program this year with 17 apprentices in Connecticut and Phoenix, did so partially to compete with more attractive careers for young workers than the insurance industry.

  • Hartford Courant
    September 14, 2017

    In honor of its 70th year of teaching kids about fire safety through the Junior Fire Marshal Program, The Hartford announced a $20,000 donation split between the Hartford Fire Department and the Hartford Public Schools. To celebrate, students from West Middle Community School participated in fire-safety activities like drawing an escape map of their residence, exploring the front of a fire truck with Hartford firefighters, and crawling out of a fire safety trailer.

  • Carrier Management
    September 1, 2017

    The property/casualty insurance industry will look very different in the next 10 years than it has in the last 30.” The prediction, delivered by Standard & Poor’s Director Tracey Dolin-Benguigui at an S&P conference earlier this year, may not seem extraordinary. Here's what The Hartford's Chairman and CEO, Christopher Swift, had to say about the industry's evolution.

  • Carrier Management
    August 22, 2017

    In the days after a white supremacist/Alt-Right march and violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., some property/casualty insurance carrier executives chose to speak loudly to employees against what happened.

    August 11, 2017

    Ralph Heard Jr. was just 9 years old when he saved his own life – and that of his mother and 4-year old brother – after the furnace in their Atlanta home exploded with such force it blew out the windows and engulfed the structure in flames. Heard credits his survival to the “stop, drop and roll” lessons, promoted by The Harford Junior Fire Marshal Program, he was taught by firefighters who visited his school a few months before the fire.

  • Business Insurance
    July 12, 2017

    The Hartford is extending its management liability insurance program for private entities to include nonprofits. Coverages in the program include: directors, officers and entity liability, employment practices, fiduciary liability, fidelity/crime and kidnap and ransom/extortion.

    June 6, 2017

    At P.S. 63 Author's Academy, in the Bronx, Mariano Rivera taught elementary school children the importance of fire safety as the brand ambassador of The Hartford, which is celebrating the 70th year of its Junior Marshal Fire program.

    May 23, 2017

    The Hartford, which insurers the Thai restaurant Blue Elephant Trail in West Hartford, hosted a ‘cash mob’ where employees volunteered their time and money to support one of the company’s small business customers.