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Emerging Issues Bracket Recap: Your Top Topic Picks in 2023

No shocking upsets here. Professionals from the insurance and risk management industries picked their top concern in the 2023 Emerging Issues Bracket Challenge: PFAS “forever chemicals.”

PFAS chemicals ranked as your top concern this year.

Concern about PFAS chemicals has been growing, as evidence continues to mount about the dangers they may pose to human health, litigation ramps up against different elements of the PFAS value chain, and the U.S. takes action to remove PFAS from drinking water. (You can take a deeper dive into PFAS concerns and follow some of the latest PFAS news here.)

What else did we learn?

Our Emerging Issues Bracket Challenge is a light-hearted look at what are otherwise potentially serious issues—but it’s also our chance to take the pulse of many professional in the industry. Here’s a few more interesting takeaways from this year’s results.

Read the full analysis on the new Emerging Issues website.

Greg Scoblete

Greg Scoblete, CPCU, is a writer and researcher with Verisk’s Emerging Issues team.

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