ACORD Backs #1000blackinterns

ACORD Backs #1000blackinterns

Ngozi Nnaji

ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development) moves the global insurance industry forward by encouraging and facilitating global information, enabling improved efficiency, and implementing effective, strategic positioning. Implementing ACORD Standards improves data quality and flow, increase efficiency, and realize billion-dollar savings to the global insurance industry. Now ACORD is helping to strengthen the insurance industry yet again as a #1000blackinterns industry champion. We are proud to make this announcement and partner with ACORD to push diversity even further. 

ACORD is the global standards-setting body for the insurance and related financial services industries. ACORD members worldwide include thousands of insurance and reinsurance companies, agents and brokers, software providers, financial services organizations and industry associations. ACORD maintains offices in New York and London. Since 1970, ACORD has been an industry leader in identifying ways to help its members make improvements across the insurance value chain. That same spirit of progressive innovation that ACORD has always brought to the industry extends beyond data quality. By supporting #1000blackinterns, ACORD is sending a strong signal that diversity, equity and inclusion are the path to an insurance industry that’s more dynamic, profitable and reflective of the marketplace. 

#1000blackinterns is proud to feature ACORD as an industry champion. ACORD is a global leader who recognizes that diversity isn’t merely a matter of public relations but in this business environment, an imperative for competitiveness. #1000blackinterns is helping to develop the next generation of Black insurance professionals, with the help of Industry Champions, like ACORD. Through this partnership, Black students will have even greater access to opportunities in the insurance industry through meaningful internship experiences. #1000blackinterns is helping to shape the insurance industry of the future, thanks to Industry Champions like ACORD.

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