Sustainability & Governance

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at Arch.

Key ESG Topics at a Glance

ESG considerations are integral to our business operations and daily decisions. We take a measured approach to ESG as we strive to drive our purpose — Enable Possibility — across all areas of our business.

We work with our clients to provide services and insurance coverage that help them safeguard their future in a world where uncertainty touches every aspect of their lives. Our business is built on long-term thinking and an established history of delivering reliable risk management expertise to our markets.

Our ESG framework maps across five key impact areas that support and drive our ESG initiative. By organizing our strategy under these pillars, we seek to encompass Arch’s collaborative ESG successes and sustainability progress across our operations.

Our ESG Framework

Our Business

We provide services and
insurance coverages
that support our clients
through major loss and
improve their resiliency;
we integrate ESG factors
into our underwriting to
reduce risk and capture
opportunities for
stakeholder benefit.

Our Operations

By actively managing
ESG risks and
embedding compliance,
transparency, data
protection and resiliency
across all areas of
our operations, we
protect our people and
customers who entrust
us with their personal
information and

Our Investing

We believe incorporating
certain nonfinancial ESG
factors into investment
selection and risk
management has the
potential to enhance
long-term investment

Our People

We are committed to
investing in the success
of our employees
as individuals and
professionals to create
long-term sustainable
growth as an

Our Communities

Striving to make a
difference by investing
in our communities
is one of Arch’s core
Values, woven into the
fabric of our culture.

Our ESG Priorities

We incorporated sustainability-driven thinking into core areas of our company, reaffirming the importance of sustainability to our operations. Our ESG priorities are defined here and we are committed to strengthening across each dimension and will continue to evaluate these priorities based on emerging trends and stakeholder feedback.

  Social Capital Human Capital  
Carbon Emissions (Operations) Access to Finance & Social Product Development Employee Health & Safety Business Ethics & Standards
Climate Risk & Climate Change Management Community Relations/ Engagement Diversity & Inclusion Corporate Governance
Financing Environmental Risks & Opportunities Responsible Investing   Data Privacy & Security
Sustainable Real Estate Supply Chain Value   Systemic Risk Management

2022 ESG Reports

We believe in the value of transparency around our sustainability initiatives, and we are committed to sharing our progress across our four sustainability reports: Sustainability, Sustainability Highlights, Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). On this website you’ll find the highlights of our ESG successes and sustainability progress during 2022. 

Latest Reports

Sustainability Report

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Report

Select to Explore Each of Our Five Key Impact Areas

Our Business
Our Operations
Our Investing
Our People
Our Communities

Marcy Rathman, Chief ESG Officer

Marcy Rathman, Arch’s Chief Environmental, Social and Governance Officer, is charged with coordinating the oversight and management of Arch’s ESG efforts. She was promoted to the role in May 2019, when Arch launched its formal ESG program. Prior to that, she served as an attorney for Arch for close to 20 years, supporting the General Counsel and many of Arch’s governance and compliance policies. With this background, she was well-positioned to lead and oversee the company’s ESG efforts and the annual comprehensive sustainability reports.

She joined Arch’s legal team in December of 2000 and has been a key member of the corporate legal team, providing risk management oversight, supporting Arch’s worldwide retirement savings and equity plans and enforcing our corporate governance policies. Under her guidance, Arch launched an ESG strategy and coordinated the teams and processes to support it.

 She manages a number of cross-functional teams responsible for ESG decision-making and reporting, including oversight of sustainable business practices. She works closely with the Arch’s executive leaders to enact recommendations that align with our sustainability strategy and shareholder goals. Additionally, she provides quarterly reports to the Nominating and Governance Committee of our Board of Directors.