Taking ESG to the heart of business
Growing climate extremes are increasing our exposure to secondary perils
Operational resilience – everyone is talking about it. But how is it created and how can it protect us against the intangible risk landscape?
A new balance will have to be struck between efficiency and resilience going forward, thought participants at our virtual roundtable
Our virtual roundtable met to compare notes on sustainability risk coming out of the pandemic.
As lockdowns ease, business is picking back up and conditions are extremely competitive. Bonds help firms pitch successfully – safe in the knowledge that they have a trusted guarantor.
Climate change is a truly global risk. Why risk managers need to consider the physical, reputational and transition risks arising from climate change.
Supply chains may be complex and suppliers remote, but you must know their ESG strategies well.
European countries are embracing renewable energy and investment is booming. But there is no reason to throw caution to the wind. Surety bonds provide the protection green energy companies need.
If a site suffers an environmental accident, the operator is liable for clean-up – even if insolvent. Environmental bonds let you breathe, knowing your costs, and your reputation, are covered.
Production lines and power plants are now using digitalisation to predict and prevent issues before they happen, remove human error and limit costly shutdowns. Introducing: the smart factory.
Global mobility has increased with many more businesses sending employees on international assignments. We uncover the biggest business travel risks and offer tips on how to manage and mitigate them.
On 14 June 2017, the 24-storey, Grenfell Tower, broke out in flames, causing millions of pounds of damage and widespread social unrest. Seven months later Carillion plunged into liquidation after suffering financial difficulty. These two case studies demonstrate just how complex construction risk has become.
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.
Industry 4.0 heralds the biggest change to production processes in more than 200 years. It offers unprecedented opportunities but companies must balance these against a complex downside.
StrategicRISK’s latest Brexit report looks at what challenges lie ahead for the UK, Europe and businesses now that the UK has decided to leave the European Union.
Brexit has the potential to have serious implications for D&O and trade credit risks. Risk managers are urged to take a more proactive approach in managing them.
Recognising that cyber crime is changing and set to increase in frequency and sophistication will ultimately help companies deal with this threat.
Environmental risk involves a wider range of issues than are often expected – organisations need to be clear on what the main risks are and what their insurance policy covers.
The industry has made a start but there’s still a great deal left to do.
StrategicRISK talked with leading experts on the impact a Leave vote would have on the economy, trade, regulation and the risk and insurance industry.
Risk managers and insurers are getting better at quantifying and evaluating earthquake risk.
Businesses should pay attention to politically unstable environments and maintain situational awareness.
Review the latest developments in risk management and insurance across North Africa.
Insurance coverage remains crucial, but so too is an increased understanding of the changing risk landscape.
StrategicRISK’s latest special report explores the impact of climate change on corporate interests, such as the frequency of extreme weather events and how the insurance market is supporting businesses.
Cyber risk lays a company’s reputation on the line, so directors need to ensure they are dealing with it effectively.
International businesses can no longer afford to ignore environmental issues and need to make sure they keep track of constantly shifting rules and regulations and review their exposure to the risk.
Increasing numbers of companies are investing in business travel, but there are risks as well as benefits, with each destination carrying its own issues.
The trade credit insurance market has had to rebuild its reputation in the aftermath of the banking crisis, so credit insurers are focusing their attention on product innovation.