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Why Crossrail is a triumph for risk management

April 10, 2015, Strategic Risk Risk management has been central to the success of Europe’s largest infrastructure project, owing much to sustained engagement with the board and senior management. At the end of March, Europe’s largest construction venture, Crossrail, initiated the final stages of building a 42km tunnel network under London. Six years ago, the project began with the construction […]

Managing and Reducing Social Vulnerabilities

This white paper of the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) focusses on five critical infrastructures related to social vulnerabilities. “This White Paper on ‘Managing and Reducing Social Vulnerabilities: from Coupled critical Infrastructures’ is the second in which we publish recommendations for the risk governance of a particular problem field. We have chosen to focus on five infrastructures: electric power supply, […]