Editors' picks for the week include the latest ESG Insider newsletter and a story on Progressive's mammoth ad spending.
Top-line headwinds evident as California's State Fund reports Q1 premium drop
The State Compensation Insurance Fund increased its share of the California workers' compensation market in 2018, but its top-line momentum appears to be short-lived.
ESG Insider: Smart speaker data under fire; gender pay gap fixes heat up
Silicon Valley is facing a slew of questions over the smart speaker systems that have become big business for technology giants such as Amazon.com Inc. and Google LLC.
Cyber, data and tech can be a double-edged sword for insurance bosses
The dual nature of technology as both opportunity and threat to the insurance field is among the main things that a quartet of insurance CEOs said can "keep them up" at night.
Citizens seeks to spend up to $110M on traditional catastrophe reinsurance cover
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. officials plan to outline during a board meeting a $1.58 billion program of risk transfer to the global reinsurance and capital markets for the 2019 hurricane season.
Progressive passes $1B mark in advertisement spending for 1st time
Progressive Corp.'s spending on advertising skyrocketed in 2018, topping the $1 billion mark for the first time in company history.