JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 23, 2016 — Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, announced its sponsorship of week four of Building Safety Month. President Barack Obama designated May 2016 as Building Safety Month in a proclamation and noted Verisk’s commitment to expand community resilience efforts.
The International Code Council (ICC) founded Building Safety Month to increase public awareness and reinforce the need for adoption of modern model building codes and a strong and efficient system of code enforcement.
For more than 20 years, Verisk’s ISO Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS®) has been assessing the building codes in effect in communities and how each community enforces its building codes, with special emphasis on mitigation of losses from natural hazards.
Additional information about ISO Community Hazard Mitigation and ISO’s National Building Code Assessment Report, which provides a point-in-time examination of building codes and their enforcement, is available at www.isomitigation.com.
About Verisk Analytics
Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, healthcare, financial services, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. Verisk offers predictive analytics and decision support solutions to customers in rating, underwriting, claims, catastrophe and weather risk, global risk analytics, natural resources intelligence, economic forecasting, and many other fields. Around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets.
Headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., Verisk Analytics operates in 23 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. In 2015, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and, in 2016, to its America’s Best Large Employers list. Verisk is one of only 15 companies in the United States to appear on both lists. For more information, please visit www.verisk.com.