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Carbon Finance 2008

With more than 25 years of experience at the American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Ralph Mucerino will discuss the risks that climate change poses towards AIG Global Marine and Energy's clients and how AIG is positioning itself for the future. Ralph Mucerino began his career with The Travelers Insurance Company and joined AIG in 1979. During his career, Mr. Mucerino has had a number of management positions in both the domestic and foreign divisions of AIG before being appointed President of AIG Global Marine and Energy in June of 2006.

February 28, 2008
4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
GM Room
Reception to Follow

AIG is the first U.S.-based insurance company to adopt a Public Statement on the Environment and Climate Change and the only insurer that is a member of the U.S. Climate Action Partnership. AIG has a variety of product and service offerings to address the risks and opportunities posed by climate change. The lecture will highlight the company's holistic approach to addressing climate change and carbon markets, from business units managing insurance products and services, investments and real estate, to the company reducing its overall environmental footprint.

AIG is a world leader in insurance and financial services with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG Companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through the most extensive worldwide property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. AIG Global Marine and Energy delivers comprehensive solutions for onshore and offshore property, casualty and marine-related risks.



Recommended Readings

AIG - Environment

Insurance in a Climate of Change - Evan Mills of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Warming Cited for $900 Billion Insurance Risk

Climate Change: Financial Risks to Federal and Private Insurers in Coming Decades are Potentially Significant - GAO Report

Event Documents

Netcast - Visit Yale "Business & Management" or "Environment" in the "Center for Business and Environment" tab (must have iTunes to download)

PowerPoint Presentation


Photos - #1, #2, and #3

Event Press Release

Event Poster

This event is organized in collaboration with the Yale Office of Sustainability.

Funding for the Carbon Finance Speaker Series was made possible by a generous grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.