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  • china
    News

    China: Why the most populous country on earth is shaping the global economy

    2015-01-02T09:01:00Z

    With GDP and growth envied by many Western countries, China is increasingly shaping the global economic landscape

  • Analysis

    The human side of the risk equation

    2011-02-17T00:00:00Z

    Why taking a social scientific approach to risk management can help you see into the future more effectively

  • Features

    Bribery Act: Ten things you need to know

    2011-02-16T00:00:00Z

    The new UK Bribery Act is a big deal for any company operating in the UK: it’s a complex and far-reaching piece of legislation and, if something goes wrong, the buck stops at board level

  • Analysis

    Risk strategies with more bite

    2011-02-10T00:00:00Z

    In the wake of the financial crisis, regulators are paying more attention to how businesses quantify the risk they undertake. What approaches are being taken across the profession?

  • Comment

    Philip Osmond, British Airways

    2011-01-29T16:13:00Z

    In an exclusive interview, the airline risk boss explains how you can't always plan for every eventuality and why risk resiliency is the order of the day

  • Theory and Practice

    How to: Deal with nanotechnology risks

    2010-11-23T00:00:00Z

    Nanotechnology is carving new frontiers in manufacturing, medicine and food processing, creating a stream of new risks in its wake

  • Paul Daviz
    Cover Story

    Gagged and caged

    2010-10-29T00:00:00Z

    The likes of Facebook and Twitter have created new ways for businesses to connect with their customers. Now they must learn to use these social media platforms while not ignoring the reputation risks they pose

  • Features

    The new world order

    2010-10-25T00:00:00Z

    Governments worldwide are planning drastic changes to the regulatory landscape, these include new duties for directors and better risk management. Neil Hodge investigates whether all the new regulation be a good or bad thing

  • Cover Story

    Don't gag the birdie

    2010-10-13T00:00:00Z

    Reputation economy is the Silicon Valley coined term that describes the way the standing of a product, person or company is framed by the evaluation of consumers. These days it’s normally applied to the realm of Web 2.0, which refers to all the interactive and network based applications of the ...

  • Analysis

    Winning treatment

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Launching a series of fi rst-hand accounts of practical risk management, Mike Florence, who led AstraZeneca’s programme, explains how the team’s strategy has breathed new life into its respiratory and infl ammatory efforts

  • Features

    Not so smart …

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Using a mobile phone can be a risky business. But while any link with cancer is still to be proved, there is no doubt about the dangers of driving and using a hand-held and the phones’ vulnerability to security lapses, writes Andrew Leslie

  • Special Report

    Special Report: Property Risk

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Robust property risk management practices may call for serious investment in loss protection – but the benefi ts for the corporate bottom line can often more than compensate

  • Specials

    New world order

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Corporate multinational property insurance programmes can provide signifi cant cost and control benefi ts – but risk managers should be aware of the potential pitfalls

  • Features

    Plight of the honeybee

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Pesticides, parasites, disease – the growing list of aggressors against the humble honeybee is causing the population to die out and, Emily Miller warns, the ramifi cations will be huge

  • Features

    Still some way to go

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    StrategicRISK’s latest benchmarking survey indicates that, while many organisations are seeing the benefi ts from enterprise risk management, a signifi cant number still have some distance to cover before it is fi rmly embedded in their corporate culture

  • Theory and Practice

    How to: Make sure you're ready to face the judges

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    When Standard & Poor’s added risk management to its credit rating assessment, some doubted it had the credibility to properly judge the discipline. But as a good rating is vital to success, says Nathan Skinner, does your ERM do enough to impress the panel?

  • Special Report

    Special Report: Environmental risk

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Don’t be fooled by the EU’s new environment directive. Each member state has its own take on the new environmental accountability rules. And the onus is very much on multinational companies to get to grips with what each country is serving up – to ensure they are adequately covered across ...

  • Special Report

    Environmental Special Report: Going green is key

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    The Environmental Liability Directive has brought with it a new urgency to take environment risk seriously. Despite other financial pressures, companies can’t afford to let green issues slip down the priority list

  • Theory and Practice

    How to: Develop an eagle eye

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Nimble, observant, precise: risk management auditors have much to learn from our feathered friends. Liz Taylor urges them to do a spot of bird-watching

  • Specials

    The first line of defence

    2010-08-22T00:00:00Z

    The effects of a blaze in a large building or facility go beyond just safety and structural damage, and can be ruinous – to the local infrastructure, economy and environment. But installing sprinkler protection could take businesses out of the line of fi re, says FM Global’s Brendan MacGrath