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The very real threat of fake news

So-called ‘alternative facts’ in today’s online world reach many quickly and can ruin the reputations of those in the firing line. Risk managers must be primed to shut down bad buzz before it has chance to spread.


Inside Greenyard Frozen: the listeria outbreak

Aldi, Lidl, Iceland, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose have had to recall thousands of frozen foods after harmful bacteria was found in products they sold. Such recalls can result in tumbling share prices or total collapse. Here’s what can be done to minimise the threats


Are heat maps a blessing or a curse?

Ordinary risk heat maps are of limited help for management to steer the company. We need new concepts says Chris Schwager, managing director SRI Strategic Risk Institute


What would be the ideal indicator/parameter to measure your ERM maturity?

Many organisations look for some metric of maturity of their ERM program to show how well they are performing, and potentially where and how they can improve, Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of Lego explains.

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Special report: corporate culture


Risk management is at a turning point, pivoting from an operational to a strategic role. Corporate culture – the way risk is treated and the way we treat those involved in loss events – is critical to that change.

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Autonomous vehicles: logistics transformed


Autonomous technology is transforming many industries. Transportation and logistics already pose complex risks for risk managers and insurance buyers. For autonomous vehicles the logistics sector will be in the vanguard of change. In association with AIG

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Latest briefing: interconnected risk


In today’s complex world, one risk leads to another. So how should businesses deal with these knock-on effects?

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Guide to: cyber risks


Cyber crime used to be a rarity, with physical break-ins par for the course, but the new breed of highly sophisticated criminal makes the swiping of data tapes seem quaint. In this guide, we look at the evolving cyber risk landscape


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Top risk priorities for a Philippine conglomerate


Ayala is one of the largest and most diversified Philippine conglomerates, with business interests in real estate, banking, telecommunications, water, industrial technologies, energy, infrastructure, health, education and other ventures

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Reducing risk from a changing ocean


Leaders from across the political, economic, environmental and risk sectors gathered in Bermuda in May for the first Ocean Risk Summit

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Risk management lessons from the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster


Mike Lutomski, former International Space Station risk manager, spoke to StrategicRISK about one of NASA’s most tragic losses in space


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GDPR is set to be the next claims cash-cow


Recent Dixons Carphone data breach could open the floodgates to a new wave of PPI-style cold calling


Digital transformation: Future proof your business now


Digital transformation is changing every aspect of the business landscape at an exponential pace, bringing the full force of innovation and disruption to all sectors and markets says Allied World’s senior vice president, Hong Kong country manager & head of general casualty, Asia Pacific, Jotu Shohtoku.


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Whirlpool tumble dryers and fire safety


Opinion: This article looks at the impact on the company’s reputation and what, in my view, could have been done to mitigate the negative publicity. By Shane Russell, crisis management specialist, red24assist


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Being prepared for the terrorist risk in Europe


Europe has continued to be subjected to terrorist attacks from various terrorist groups. What actions can organisations in Europe take to help them prepare for the possibility of a terrorist attack occurring that may impact their people and operations?

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