Underwater Underwriting: Flood Insurance in the Age of Climate Change, Friday, February 28, Boston, MA

  • 28 February 2020 To 10 February 2020
  • Start time : 07:15 AM
  • End time : 11:45 AM
  • Event Host : Climate Adaptation Forum
  • Event Location : UMass Club, 32nd Floor, 1 Beacon St, Boston, MA, 02108, United States
Flood insurance, UMass Boston, Underwriting, Climate Adaptation
Event Description

Join the Environmental Business Council of New England, Inc. and the UMass Boston Climate Adaptation Forum to learn about the intersection of flood insurance, risk management, and environmental justice. Speakers will discuss approaches to addressing the shortcomings of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies, ongoing efforts to better incorporate climate change into the industry, and the unintended consequences that flood insurance reform could have for low income communities and communities of color.

Includes continental breakfast.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Climate Adaptation Forum
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Speakers include: Howard Kunreuther of The Wharton School, Marion Mollegen McFadden of Enterprise Community Partners, Rob Moore of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and Amanda Devecka-Rinear of New Jersey Organizing Project.
  • Sponsors
    • Environmental Business Council of New England, Inc. (EBC)
      UMass Boston - Sustainable Solutions Lab
  • Cost
    • EBC Member: $35
      Non-member: $45
      Government/Nonprofit: $15
  • Event type
    • Symposium

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