This Is a Time to Build Trust

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, dear Klaus, your annual Global Risk report makes for a stunning and sobering read. For the global business community, the top concern for the next two …

The Business Case for Depolarization

The Business Case for Depolarization

Usually, when I talk to this group of Travelers’ senior leaders, I focus on what’s happening, as we say, “under the umbrella.” We talk about our Mission: creating shareholder value, …

Where Are Their Allies Now?

Good morning, my fellow New Yorkers. In the past few weeks, I have met with Jewish and Muslim New Yorkers and heard about the deep sense of fear being felt …

An Act of Sheer Evil

An Act of Sheer Evil

Good afternoon. You know, there are moments in this life — and I mean this literally — when the pure, unadulterated evil is unleashed on this world. The people of Israel lived …

Answering the Call of History

Introduction—Deliver Today, Prepare for Tomorrow Honourable Members, In just under 300 days, Europeans will take to the polls in our unique and remarkable democracy. As with any election, it will …