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In the news: The time to modernize building codes, protect communities is now

February 9, 2024

In an era where severe weather events are no longer confined by season or geography, the need to fortify communities against climate risks is urgent. In a compelling article from Insurance Journal, Mark Berven, President, and COO of Nationwide Property & Casualty, shares key insights on redefining protection. Addressing the intensifying climate risks year-round, Berven emphasizes the urgent need for legislators to update building codes. While property stakeholders universally recognize the critical role of current codes, lingering concerns, especially in coastal states, and a need for broader adoption prompt Berven’s call to action. His emphasis on the pivotal role of insurance leaders underscores the collective commitment required to modernize codes and safeguard communities for a resilient future.

Read the full article on Insurance Journal.