The Institutes Changes Name of its Global Blockchain Consortium to The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative

The Institutes today announced a new name for its global blockchain consortium representing more than 50 risk management and insurance companies. The organization previously known as the RiskBlock Alliance will now be known as The Institutes RiskStream™ Collaborative.

The name change reflects the organization’s commitment to streamlining, simplifying and bringing efficiencies to all areas of risk management and insurance through both blockchain/distributed ledger technology (DLT) and other innovative InsurTech solutions.

“Our new name — RiskStream Collaborative — allows us to emphasize our consortium’s objective around creating solutions to remove barriers and make the risk management and insurance industries run more smoothly,” said Christopher McDaniel, president of the RiskStream Collaborative. “Ultimately, the work we’re doing with our member organizations will not only add efficiencies for both risk management organizations and the risk management practices of companies everywhere, but it will also improve the lives of their customers.”

The new name is effective immediately. More information is available at

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About The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative The Institutes RiskStream™ Collaborative is the risk management and insurance industry’s first enterprise-level blockchain consortium that brings together industry experts and developers to advance insurance-specific use cases via Canopy, RiskStream's interoperable blockchain architecture. The Risk Stream Collaborative is committed to equipping organizations to work together to inspire product innovation, enable efficiencies and open new technological frontiers. Learn more at About The Institutes | Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group The Institutes, a leading provider of risk management and insurance knowledge solutions, offers 28 professional and associate designations, including the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) program. In addition, The Institutes provides introductory, foundation and leadership programs; online and continuing education courses; custom solutions; and assessment tools. CPCU is a registered trademark of The Institutes. All rights reserved