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Innovation

Patent Pending

Employees talk about how
their innovations help customers.

One of the world’s most famous innovators, Albert Einstein, said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” At The Hartford, the imagination, innovation and inventiveness of our employees are creating new products and services for customers and agents.

Thanks to our inventors, The Hartford now has more than 100 patents and 229 patent applications pending. Most of that intellectual property was created in the past three years, with 43 patents issued in 2012 alone. These patents and patent applications are tangible evidence of the value the company places on intellectual property, innovating, inventing and protecting ideas.

Innovation on the Rise

Growing number of patents during past five years

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Innovation at The Hartford means finding better ways of doing things. New ways to more accurately assess risks … better educate consumers about their financial needs … track driving habits for insurance discounts … enhance customer service … become more environmentally friendly … and many other improvements.

To those who say the insurance industry rarely innovates, we say, you’ve never been a customer of The Hartford.

Protecting Tomorrow

Andrea Savastra

The MyTomorrow initiative makes it faster and easier to sign up for employee benefits.

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Feedback Loop

Peter Neag

Our Customer Loyalty program uses customer feedback to improve claims service.

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Safer Drivers, Bigger Savings

The FleetAhead program is designed to help businesses save money by reducing losses from vehicle accidents and tuning up their efficiency.

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Mature Living

The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence is an innovator in helping people 50+ and their families live better, safe, more secure and independent lives at home and on the road.

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