XL Catlin, the sponsor of the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, is the global brand used by XL Group plc’s (NYSE:XL) insurance and reinsurance companies which provide property, casualty, professional and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward.
The XL Catlin Seaview Survey is the second major scientific sponsorship, following the three Arctic Surveys held between 2009 - 2011 that investigated the impacts of changes to the Arctic Ocean. XL Catlin believes that insurers must take a leading role in improving our understanding of potential changes to our environment. These changes could affect how insurance risks are managed in the future.
XL Catlin's contribution is to sponsor independent, impartial research that is freely distributed to the world's scientific community. The XL Catlin Seaview Survey aims to enable scientists to monitor changes to tropical coral reefs around the world for decades to come, providing the scientific data required to make reliable conclusions about the impact of climate and other environmental changes on coral reefs and the rest of our planet.