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2017 Global Risk Management Survey

By AON. The report concludes, that by the rapidly changing business environment and the world’s increased connectivity means that traditional and emerging risk are becoming more and more unpredictable. Despite big data, companies are less prepared for managing those risks. You might expect otherwise. The report highlights developments as disruptive technology and innovation, cybercrime and political risks and uncertainties. The main conclusions: Leaders […]

Coral reef – our ocean delivery room – under great stress

Source: Arc Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies For the second time in just 12 months, scientists have recorded severe coral bleaching across huge tracts of the Great Barrier Reef after completing aerial surveys along its entire length. In 2016, bleaching was most severe in the northern third of the Reef, while one year on, the middle third has experienced […]

World Risk Report 2016

Source: United Nations University When an extreme environmental hazard strikes, infrastructure can be a deciding factor in whether or not the situation becomes a disaster. Roads, for example, can provide access to quickly supply relief aid to affected communities; but if roads are destroyed, entire regions can be cut off from support. The World Risk Report 2016, published on 25 August […]

Lloyd’s City Risk Index 2015-2025

Lloyd’s City Risk Index 2015-2025 analyses, for the first time, the potential impact on the economic output (GDP@Risk) of 301 of the world’s major cities from 18 manmade and natural threats: 301 cities, 18 threat, US$4.56trn at risk. Based on original research by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the Index shows how governments, businesses and […]

AON’s Political Risk Map

Aon Risk Solutions, announced that its Interactive Political Risk Map. The online interactive map complements the print map, and was launched in partnership with Roubini Global Economics to expand the suite of tools offered to clients. It draws on 15 years of emerging market data collection to measure political risks in 163 countries and territories to help companies assess the risk levels of exchange transfer, legal […]

Swiss Re SONAR: New emerging risk insights

Swiss Re update report highlights new and emerging risks the re/insurance industry expects to face over the next few years: SONAR report looks at 21 emerging risk themes, their potential impact and cascading effects across the industry. The four emerging risks with the highest potential impact are de-globalisation, super natural catastrophes, the “great monetary experiment” and the challenge of the […]

2015 Global Risk Management Survey

“Our 2015 Global Risk Management survey, compiled from responses from over 1,400 risk management professionals in 60 countries, shows companies grappling with new risks but differing on how they rank and how best to address them. Threats to companies’ reputations and cyber risk rank high among business leaders’ top risk concerns, while economic and regulatory risks along with increased competition […]

Narim conference stresses importance of work floor to risk management

“In recent years risk managers have focused on getting their voice heard in the boardroom, but according to Dutch risk managers, the work floor presents the biggest challenge to embedding risk management throughout an organisation. A pool of audience members at last week’s Netherlands Association of Risk and Insurance Managers (Narim) congress in Utrecht revealed that 64% consider the work […]

Expectations of Risk Management Outpacing Capabilities

It’s Time For Action By KPMG About the survey In December 2012, the Economist Intelligence Unit carried out a global survey on behalf of KPMG international. This survey gathered data from 1,092 respondents around the world in a closed-ended online questionnaire. All were C-level executives: 28 percent were Chief executive officers or equivalent and 18 percent were Chief Financial officers, […]

Information Security and Privacy Risk Survey

We’d like to invite you to PARTICIPATE  in a RESEARCH STUDY we are conducting in association with Zurich, which has sponsored Harvard Business Review (HBR) to help the risk management community to: Gain a greater understanding of how the global risk management community views information security and privacy risk, from its significance within organizations to effective mitigation processes, the financial implications, and […]

Risk Management Survey Alarm 2009

Risk management in public service organisations has come a long way in the ten years since Alarm became involved in tracking the development and progress of this discipline with the first triennial survey in 2000. Alarm’s Chief Executive Dr Lynn Drennan reviews the outcomes of the 2009 Triennial Benchmarking Risk Management Survey. This article was first published in the Spring […]

The role of Government in risk management

An interview with Peter van Zunderd, Head of the Safety Region Mid- and West Brabant: about risks and Government’s responsibility, the major risks in society and how to deal with them. A risk free society? The desire of many people is a risk-free society and the public points out to the government that it’s their responsibility. If something happens (a […]

Threat of major incidents and stakeholder pressure!

This a driving forces for increased focus on risk management in public sector. Conclusions of our survey. A survey of over 200 public entity organisations across has found that the need to deal with catastrophic and project risks is driving an increased focus on risk management by public entities. Over half the respondents to the survey, which was conducted by […]

Recession Watch, by IRM

“The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has established a forum to collect and collate risk management related ideas and trends that are emerging from the recession. It includes information on how the recession is impacting both risk management systems and the role of risk managers: Recession Watch. The recession has an impact on everyone: the personal effects of recession can […]