Sedgwick technical conference in Spain

The first edition of the ‘Technical Conferences Latin America and Spain’ organized by Sedgwick was a resounding success, bringing together more than 140 colleagues in Madrid, Spain. On 15.05.2024, the event addressed key issues in loss adjustment in the energy, construction, and catastrophic risk sectors, with a particular focus on the specificities of Latin America.

With a global team of 30,000 colleagues, continues to be an industry leader with a people-first philosophy, a tech-forward and data-driven approach, and a commitment to restoring properties, preserving brands, and empowering performance for over 50 years.

The event featured prominent panels. First, they discusses the Renewable Energy in LATAM – Present and Future. This brings an opportunity to focus on priority issues in the region, increasing collaboration and awareness. Latin America has an unique oportunity to pay attention to improving the quality of employment.

The conferences emphasized on real cases of losses were presented, serving as a basis for in-depth debates on the different approaches to risk management. Ana Franco de Sarabia, General Director of Sedgwick Iberia, highlighted the importance of exchanging diverse viewpoints among insurers, brokers, and risk managers, fostering enriching and constructive dialogue.

Secondly, knows as Construction Claims in Civil Liability. Spain and Latin America, similarities and differences between the region.

In their second annual ESG (environmental, social, and governance) report, Sedgwick highlighted their efforts in sustainable practices and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The company has reduced its energy consumption by decreasing its office footprint by 30% over the last three years and has launched climate resiliency solutions to help clients understand and reduce their carbon impact. For this reasons, the issue addressed are high on the agenda and an important focus of development policy both at national and international levels.

Sedgwick’s governance initiatives include business ethics, data protection, and customer privacy. These principles have strengthened their relationship with over 10,000 clients worldwide, who trust them to manage their programs and data. Their policies also encompass business ethics, anti-bribery and anti-corruption measures, and the management of environmental and social impacts in the supply chain.

Finally, the need for training in the construction sector was emphasized to adapt to technological and ecological advancements. It is crucial for companies to continue investing in safety and prevention to protect their workers and foster a safe and healthy work environment.

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