50 Years of Moving the World Forward

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Since we opened our doors in 1971, we’ve been driven by a passion for using data and insights to make a difference—helping protect people, economies, society, and our planet.

For 50 years, we’ve combined our unique data with advanced technologies in new ways to unlock meaningful insights about risk, moving forward to become a global leader in cutting-edge analytics. We’ve stayed at the forefront of developing innovations to help customers manage the risks they face. And while our golden anniversary is a natural opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come, it’s also a celebration of what comes next.

Verisk at 50: Focused on a More Resilient Tomorrow with CEO Scott Stephenson

How is Verisk positively impacting our world? How is Verisk using technology to create game-changing innovations? How is Verisk poised to embrace the future? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this special 50th Anniversary mini-series featuring CEO Scott Stephenson.


In Part 1, Scott speaks candidly about the company’s legacy of service and Verisk’s enduring dedication to making a difference in society, so the world is stronger and more resilient.


In Part 2, Scott shares how Verisk has been using technology to create transformative innovations, the new forms of data Verisk is working with to create and enhance offerings, and the Verisk solutions he’s most excited about.

Our Journey of Growth and Innovation

Over five decades, we’ve evolved from a nonprofit advisory rating organization for U.S. insurers to a global leader in data, analytics, and ethical corporate practices. Along the way, we’ve entered new markets and countries, positioned ourselves for future growth, and led the way in groundbreaking uses of technology to keep our customers—and the world—moving forward.

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Verisk Talks Risk Podcast Series

The Verisk Talks Risk podcast series is a must-listen for any business that faces risk. Join us for stimulating conversations throughout the year with Verisk experts on the risks facing businesses, communities, and people around the world. What they've learned, and what they'll share, may surprise you.

Episode 2, Part 2

Shane Latchman, vice president and managing director of Verisk’s AIR London office and an expert on the impact of climate change on business decisions, shares insights on how the insurance industry is responding to climate change risk and how catastrophe data informs predictive models and future risk.

How has COVID-19 accelerated the industry’s approach to climate change risk? What should insurers focus on over the next ten years? A must-listen to help you understand the actions you can take to be more resilient.

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Episode 2, Part 1

Verisk’s Wood Mackenzie thought leaders Ed Crooks, vice-chair of Americas, and Amy Bowe, head of carbon research, share their insights on how climate risk affects businesses, the environment, and economies.

What are the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the opportunities presented by the energy transition? How can we reduce climate risk? What does the future hold? A must-listen to help you understand the impact of climate change and how you can prepare.

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Stories from 50 Years of Putting Customers First

Read our stories of how Verisk is moving the world forward through innovation, collaboration, and a dedication to serving our customers. 

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The View from My 50 Years at Verisk

Senior Customer Service Representative Nancy Greene reflects on how technology has changed but customer focus hasn't during her incredible 50 years with the company.

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Leveraging AIR Analytics to Inform Resilience Strategy

Dallas’s Chief Resilience Officer worked with AIR to understand the potential economic losses due to natural disasters and the most effective mitigation measures. 

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After the Deluge: Helping Homeowners Rebuild Their Lives

Pilot Catastrophe Services shares how they use Xactware tools to speed the flood claims process, enabling policyholders to get started — even if they’re still under water.


Achieving Smarter Compliance: Making the World a Safer Place

Valvoline explains how Verisk 3E provides it with the clarity and ability it needs to be compliant in the global regions it serves, making the world a safer place.