The first six months of 2017 have been positively memorable for many other reasons

Today we published “strong first half results” showing that RSA is making real progress towards our best-in-class ambitions.

But as well as good financial results, the first six months of 2017 have been positively memorable for many other reasons.

We introduced our UK customers to the ultra-cool (fictional) founder of MORE TH>N. We helped Danish parents learn how to lower the threat to their children’s safety when they’re online. And we got down and dirty on Canadian beaches, by taking part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up.

For more stories that have made us smile so far this year, read on…

  • Woof! What a picture!

    In response to finding out that more and more UK pet owners are taking their pooches on holiday with them, MORE TH>N launched the world’s first passport photo booth exclusively for dogs. The ‘paws-port’ booth was opened in London in June. Read more…
  • Introducing Mordenn Surenns

    May saw the arrival of Mordenn Surenns – the ultra-cool, fictional founder of MORE TH>N – on UK screens in a series of television advertisements. Watch them here (YouTube)…
  • Promoting online safety

    A hugely successful online campaign by Codan used shock tactics to alert Danish parents to just how easily hackers can gain access to their children’s computers and phones, and importantly, what they can do to lower the risk. Learn more about the campaign…
  • Big-hearted

    Colleagues from RSA Canada and Johnson offices across the country swapped screens for garbage bags as part of the coast-to-coast Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup campaign. Across the pond, volunteers donated over 1,500 hours to local charities as part of UK Volunteers’ Week 2017. See our volunteers in action at #RSAvolunteers (Twitter)… 

  • Green shoots in marine

    In April, RSA Belgium was appointed as the lead insurer for Greenyard’s marine cargo business. Greenyard is a global market leader in fresh, frozen and prepared fruit and vegetables.

  • A boost for brokers

    UK insurance brokers got a digital treat when RSA Commercial Risk Solutions (CRS) launched Business Combined, a new e-traded product, in March. Read more…

    And in the same month, we were delighted to congratulate 12 more graduates from our Platinum Broker Leader Programme. Read more…
  • And the award goes to…

    Leading the pack in the industry awards stakes, RSA UAE won a whopping nine awards including overall Best Insurance Company in the MENA region.

    And it was a triple win for our UK business at the British Insurance Awards, including the coveted Major Loss Award for our part in getting the McVitie’s (United Biscuits) Caldewgate biscuit factory up and running following a devastating flood in December 2015. Read more…