Archive for the ‘Insurance Industry Efforts’ category

  1. OBGR Partners with Univ. of Colorado to Offer Annual Scholarship

    Our Government Risks group recently announced its new partnership with the University of Colorado at Denver’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) Program to offer an annual scholarship to students enrolled in the program. Each year, the University will award $2,000 in scholarship money funded by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust on behalf of OBGR. Students will […]

  2. Insurance Industry Bands Together

    We all know we can accomplish more when we have additional hands on deck. A recent opportunity to put our industry’s many hands to work came during the annual Week of Giving, sponsored by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF). Formed in 1994, the IICF is a nonprofit funded and directed by insurance industry professionals dedicated […]

  3. Industry Education: Playing for a Cause

    Can you name this 50-something that hangs out with a panther and is solely focused on fund raising to support insurance education? If you guessed The Georgia State University Risk Management Foundation, then you’re absolutely right! Georgia State is one of a limited number of universities that offers risk management and insurance education. This supporting foundation […]

  4. 25 Years Young!

    We are always excited to blog about community-giving efforts involving our fellow employees and our producers. Joining together for a common cause is a great opportunity to strengthen these relationships. Recently, we had the opportunity to both support and honor one of our west coast brokers – Heffernan Insurance – a group that has partnered […]

  5. Thinking Local

    In recognition of those in need during the holidays, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust once again has made a generous donation. The Trust allocated $60,000 for distribution to those communities where we work. Each location selected a worthy nonprofit where we may already volunteer or offer support, or that is simply well recognized for helping our […]

  6. Using Trust to Strengthen Producer Relationships

    Obviously, trust is a critical component of any successful relationship. But how about capitalizing that “T” as in the OneBeacon Charitable Trust as a way to create an even stronger bond with our producers? Well one business has taken that advice to heart – IMU’s New England region has relied on the Trust to support […]

  7. Bowling for Charity in Denver by Lynne Grannen, OBGR

    Recently, OneBeacon’s Denver office was invited to participate in a bowling event organized by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF). Never a group to turn down a friendly challenge, members of the Denver office stepped up and represented OneBeacon Insurance well by taking 3rd  place overall!  Team members included: Susan Foland, PIM; Ed Johnson, PIM; Jason […]

  8. Holiday Giving Round-Up

    Halfway through January, the holidays seem like such a long time ago! But the community giving that many of you pursued will have a lasting impact. To that end, we thought you’d enjoy knowing which local nonprofits were targeted for holiday donations from the Charitable Trust by our various offices. This is the fourth consecutive […]

  9. Partnerships beyond the office walls

    Building close relationships with our top performing distribution partners makes good business sense. And understanding their passions is a way we can become closer. The IMU New England team has long partnered with The Allen Insurance Agency based in Camden, Maine. With a loss ratio in the low 20s and a sizeable book of business, […]

  10. A trip to the barber for kids fighting cancer

    There are a lot of routines we take for granted, like getting an occasional haircut. But what about having your head shaved and not for a hip look—but to show your commitment to fighting cancer? I don’t think I’m brave enough for that step, but OneBeacon’s Jim McKenna is. Jim, a large loss claim manager from […]