In 2021, the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines marked a turning point in the pandemic for many North American organizations and individuals. As industries from construction to hospitality resumed operations, the economic rebound also brought its own challenges as businesses navigated a new normal defined by continued COVID-19 surges, supply chain concerns and worker shortages— on top of existing risks like severe weather. Highlighted below are some of the top headlines of 2021 and related insurance policies.