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AIG launches environmental response program

Published Date 01.11.2016
Topic Press Releases

AIG launches environmental response program


Lisa Rose, (61) 2 9240 1710

SYDNEY, November 1, 2016 – Leading insurer, AIG, today announced the Australian launch of its Pollution Incident and Environmental Response program (PIER), a nation wide network of specialists providing clients with access to 24 hour environmental response services when it really matters.

AIG has extended the PIER Program, which has a long history in the United States and more recently in Europe to the Australian market as a complementary benefit to environmental liability clients.

“We are delighted to offer PIER as an enhancement to our Australian environmental policies,” said Stephen Ward, Head of Environmental for Asia Pacific - AIG. “Whether it’s a major catastrophe or minor pollution incident, AIG’s PIER can assist a client in mitigating a number of risks, including the effects on the environment, costs to the organisation and reputational damage.”

The PIER program’s network includes pre-screened incident specialists in environmental spill response and clean-up, disaster recovery and restoration, environmental and ecological consulting, waste management & disposal, investigative services including cause and origin and public relations.



About AIG

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today we provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, mortgage insurance and other financial services to customers in more than 100 countries and jurisdictions. Our diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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AIG is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty, life and retirement, and general insurance operations of American International Group, Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at All products and services are written or provided by subsidiaries or affiliates of American International Group, Inc. Products or services may not be available in all countries, and coverage is subject to actual policy language. Non-insurance products and services may be provided by independent third parties. Certain property-casualty coverages may be provided by a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds, and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.

Products are underwritten in Australia by AIG Australia Limited, ABN 93 004 727 753 AFSL 381686.

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