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CPL Green (Contractors Pollution Liability)

You can cost-effectively meet more environmentally friendly standards, improve community relations and benefit from cost-effective recycling/reuse of construction materials with this policy. When starting a green build project, it’s important for you to address the potential environmental and construction risks that may occur. Chubb offers CPL: Green coverage to ensure that your project remains environmental friendly.

Address the specific risks posed by a Green construction or environmental remediation projects with Chubb’s CPL Green policy. Providing both insurance coverage and risk management services, our program can be structured as an Owner-Controlled Program, Contractor-Controlled Program or stand-alone Project placement to fit your specific project’s needs.

Coverage Highlights


  • Improved public and community relations through environmentally-responsible business practices
  • Cost effective recycling/reuse of construction materials
  • Increased awareness of leading construction technology
  • Federal/state-based taxation incentives
  • Product-based purchase incentives
  • Experienced environmental underwriting specialists across U.S.
  • Consultative solution development
  • Broad range of services available through national network of best-in-class engineering consultants, including environmental risk control experts from ESIS, Inc.®


  • Expanded Insuring Agreement with automatic coverage for transportation exposures and completed operations.
  • Coverage for Fungi and Legionella pneumophila
  • Option for Blanket Non-Owned Disposal Sites Coverage
  • Premium discounts for LEED-certified building projects
  • Value-added services provided by ESIS, Inc.®:
  • Carbon/ecological footprint analysis
  • Carbon footprint educational training
  • Construction IAQ management planning
  • Green construction practice identification
  • Identification of local material and waste exchange resources
  • Indoor air quality and thermal comfort monitoring
  • LEED IAQ EQ 3.2 sampling and analysis
  • LEED project certification
  • Optimization of low VOC and alternative materials use
  • USGBC/LEED construction introductory training
  • Ventilation: outdoor air delivery and exhaust system monitoring
  • Waste and water management analysis
  • Water minimization/water optimization strategic planning

Limits & Term

  • Limits available up to $25 million per/$25 million aggregate, inclusive of legal defense costs.
  • Term: Total policy term of up to 17 years, including both project period and completed operations

Target Client

  • Civil
  • Commercial
  • Federal/state/local government projects
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure
  • Institutional

Restricted industries are residential projects, defined as:

  • Single-family homes
  • Townhomes
  • Tenant-owned habitational condominiums