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09.22.2021 - Griffith Foundation Presents Charles Chamness with 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award

05.04.2021 - The Institutes Helix Consortium Announces New President 

01.26.2021 - The Institutes Announce Helix, a New Advisory Board Focused on Natural Catastrophe Resilience

01.19.2021 - Country Financial Wins RiskStream Collaborative Innovator Award


12.22.2020 - NASBP Joins RiskStream Collaborative Surety Bonds Working Group

12.08.2020 - RiskStream Collaborative and ICISA Form Working Group to Streamline Surety Bonds Verification

12.02.2020 - RiskStream Collaborative Completes Proof of Concept for Mortality Monitor Application

12.01.2020 - Costs for Auto Damage Insurance Claims Outpace Inflation

11.12.2020 -  Triple-I and The Institutes Finalize Affiliation

09.02.2020 -  High Cost of No-Fault Claims Puts New York Among the Least-Affordable States for Auto Insurance

08.24.2020 – Telematics Programs Prompt Changes in Driving Behavior, But Not All Changes are Permanent

07.28.2020 – RiskStream Collaborative Successfully Tests Contact-Free Proof of Insurance Application

07.07.2020 –  The Institutes’ Board of Trustees Appoints Risk and Insurance Leaders as New Chair and Vice Chair

07.01.2020 – The Institutes Announce New Leadership for International Insurance Society

06.25.2020 – The Institutes Announce Plan to Affiliate with the Insurance Information Institute

06.17.2020  Mike Morrissey Retires as IIS President and Chief Executive Officer

06.02.2020  Social Inflation's Impact on P-C Claims is Growing, According to New IRC White Paper

04.07.2020 – Challenge Accepted: RiskStream Collaborative Hosts Event to Promote Distributed Ledger Use Cases in Insurance

02.06.2020 – RiskStream Collaborative’s Soak Test Demonstrates That Canopy Framework Can Support U.S. Insurance Market Transaction Volumes

01.29.2020 – CPCU Society Leadership Council Names 2020 President, President-Elect, and New Members

01.28.2020  The Institutes Acquire Insurance Thought Leadership Assets

01.15.2020 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Launches RiskStream Labs, Inc. to Accelerate Blockchain Innovation Globally


12.16.2019 – A Majority of Americans View Motor Vehicle and Home Ownership as Good Investments, But New Transportation Options May Change Those Views

12.09.2019 – The Institutes Acquire Risk & Insurance, National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo, and National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo

11.25.2019  The Institutes Agree to Aquire Risk & Insurance, National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo, and National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo Knowledge Platforms

10.22.2019 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Executes Production Testing of Its Canopy Blockchain Framework and Its Initial Applications

10.07.2019 – The Griffith Foundation Names Peter G. Hohman Winner of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

10.04.2019 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative's U.S. Life & Annuity Advisory Board Appoints Industry Powerhouses as New Chair and Vice Chair

09.30.2019 – Insurance Research Council Report Finds Rapid Increase in Cost of Homeowners Insurance Claims, Despite a Drop in Claim Frequency

08.13.2019 – Study by The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Reveals Blockchain Applications Could Save Insurance Industry Millions

06.03.2019 – LIMRA and The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Announce Plans to Develop Blockchain Solution for Life Insurance Licensing and Appointments

05.20.2019 – LIMRA and The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Announce New Life and Annuity Members

05.15.2019 – Aon and Guy Carpenter Partner with The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative to Streamline the Reinsurance Placement Process

05.06.2019 – The Institutes Changes Name of its Global Blockchain Consortium to The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative

03.18.2019 – The Institutes Announce Strategic Affiliation with Pacific Insurance Conference

03.13.2019 – Raphael P. Young Named IIS Managing Director — Asia Pacific Region

03.06.2019 – The Institutes Named a Winner of the Philadelphia Inquirer's Delaware Valley Top Workplaces 2019 Award

02.18.2019 – New Study Finds That Auto Injury Claim Severity Pushes Insurance Costs Higher

01.15.2019 – The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Names 2019 Leadership Council Chair and Vice Chair

01.08.2019 – Deloitte Expands Into Canada With Blockchain Insurance Consortium RBA Alliance


11.07.2018 – RiskStream Collaborative to Lead New ACORD Standards Project Group to Develop Blockchain Adoption Standards for Insurance Industry

11.06.2018 – The Institutes and ITL Innovator's Edge Survey: Insurance Companies Are Prioritizing Innovation, but Face Technical and Cultural Hurdles to Implementation

11.01.2018 – The Institutes Launch Online Course on Blockchain in the Insurance Industry

10.30.2018 – The Griffith Foundation Names Kurt F. Bock Winner of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

10.29.2018 – Louisiana Tops List of Least Affordable States for Auto Insurance Due to Frequent Claims and Litigation 

10.11.2018 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Announces Two Platinum Sponsors to Conference

10.08.2018 – Survey Finds Many Would Forego Owning a Personal Vehicle if They Had Access to Self-Driving Vehicles

09.27.2018 – The Griffith Foundation Names Mark C. Russell Winner of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

09.25.2018 – Deloitte Selected by The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative to Accelerate Blockchain Application Development and Expansion into Canada

09.20.2018 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative and LIMRA Announce First Blockchain Use Case for Life Insurance and Annuity Sector

09.18.2018 – Study Estimates Florida Third-Party Bad-Faith Costs at $7.6 Billion for 12-Year Period (2006-2017)

09.12.2018 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Launches Canopy, the Risk Management and Insurance Industry's First Blockchain Platform

08.22.2018 – Growing Number of Consumers Favor Digital Methods to Accomplish Key Insurance Tasks

08.20.2018 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Announces EY as Blockchain Security and Risk Services Provider

08.14.2018 – The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative Adds 12 New Risk Management & Insurance Corporate Members, Bringing Total to 30

07.15.2018 – RBA Alliance Profiled in July/August Leader’s Edge

07.09.2018 – Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

06.26.2018 – The Institutes CPCU Society Announces Program and Keynote Speaker for 2018 Annual Meeting

06.01.2018 – Business Insurance is First to Announce The Institutes’ Acquisition of CLM and Claims Pages

06.01.2018 – The Institutes Acquires CLM and Claims Pages to Deliver Enhanced Education to Risk Management and Insurance Professionals

05.23.2018 – Martin Frappolli Talks About the Benefits of Digitalizing Risk Management and Insurance in Risk and Insurance Article

05.23.2018 – Forbes Article on How the Emerging Blockchain Consortium Means Cooperation for the Competitive Insurance Industry

05.01.2018 – Main Line Today Highlights The Institutes as One of the Best Places to Work Around the Main Line

04.30.2018 – Rough Notes Article on the Prestigious CPCU Designation and its Prominence in Insurance and Risk Management

04.17.2018 – Cost of Auto Injury Claims Continues to Outpace Inflation; Attorney Involvement Increases

04.17.2018 – Pete Miller Talks about The Institute’s Blockchain Technology and How it is Changing the Insurance Industry on AM Best TV

04.10.2018 – Blockchain Consortium is Developing to Support the Insurance Industry, writes Business Insurance

04.09.2018 – The Institutes RiskStream CollaborativeTM Announces Plan to Launch Blockchain-based Subrogation Tool

04.04.2018 – Article on Surging Sexual Harassment Cases Against Employers and How Risk Insurance is a Proactive Approach to Preventing it

03.21.2018 – High School Students Gaining Risk and Insurance Knowledge and Credit from The Institutes in New Ohio Program; Columbus Dispatch

03.21.2018 – The Institutes Announce Strategic Affiliation with International Insurance Society

03.11.2018 – Christopher McDaniel Explains in this Podcast with ITL how RBA Alliance is Developing Blockchain Solutions for the Insurance Industry

02.20.2018 – Business Insurance Announces RBA Alliance Adding Several Major Insurers to its Consortium

02.15.2018 – The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Names New Leadership Council Members