In an uncertain world, Travelers is an insurance leader, committed to keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of our customers, and anticipating their needs for the future. There is no stronger testament to our dedication to protecting customers from loss than our continued innovation and ability to transform our industry. In fact, from the first ever auto and space travel policies and hybrid car discount, to the 2009 founding of The Travelers Institute for public policy, our history of advancements has propelled our company—and our industry—towards ever higher standards for customers. Today, more than 150 years after our founding, Travelers is one of the nation's largest property casualty companies. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees, 13,000 independent agents and multiple market segments across the personal, business, financial and international insurance groups. Travelers has operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Lloyd’s of London, and the Republic of Ireland. In Brazil, the company also has a joint venture partnership with J Malucelli, Brazil’s market leader in surety. Minimizing risk, preventing loss and helping our customers prepare for the unknown, Travelers' comprehensive products, services and support give individuals and businesses the confidence they need to feel secure.