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Using the ERM framework to support capital management

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The strategic CRO can champion the idea that risk and capital are two sides of the same coin. Traditionally the risk and capital teams have often worked independently, but the benefits of supporting one another enhances strategic, capital management and risk management decisions, adding value to the enterprise. Continue reading →

Finding the opportunity in enterprise risk management: What’s in a name?

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The strategic chief resource officer realizes that enterprise risk management is about breaking down the silo mentality and analyzes risk and opportunity together. Continue reading →

Start with these 4 steps to create ideal employee journeys

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Creating ideal customer journeys is difficult in practice. Start by thinking through personas, personalization, integrations and AI. Continue reading →

3 steps to start closing the gender pay gap

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In a high-stakes race for talent, a gender pay gap can leave you sidelined. Understanding this gap requires a little sleuthing, and named executive officer pay is a good place to start. Continue reading →

Start with these 3 functions when thinking about enterprise risk management

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This post is part of our “A Year in the Life of the Strategic CRO” series and is the first of three posts that will focus on the foundational elements of strategic enterprise risk management. How and which aspects of … Continue reading →

Why your employee wellbeing program needs to include a focus on financial wellbeing

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I’ve spent my entire career in benefits – first with a medical carrier, then with ancillary benefits carriers, and now by helping clients design and implement programs for their employees. While I have learned to quote deductibles, coinsurance, and explain … Continue reading →

Evolving the benefit mindset: Responding to employee expectations for choice and personalization (Part 4 in a series)

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Part 4 in an 8-part series: Evolving the Benefit Mindset In this series, experts from Willis Towers Watson identify areas of focus critical for the successful implementation of a benefits strategy in a time of increased automation, uncertainty and changing … Continue reading →

The truth about directors’ duties in the U.K. and the business judgment rule

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Between 1742 and 2017 it seems there have been 130 cases in which the discharge of directors’ duties in the specific context of the business judgment rule has come under scrutiny by the English courts. In 82 of these, the … Continue reading →

The asset manager’s guide to assessing and evolving culture

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Many people hear the word culture and shrug – it’s a vague term explained by equally ambiguous words such as “philosophy,’’ ‘’ethos,’’ ‘’values” and “DNA.” As an investment manager focused on the concrete – portfolio returns, peer performance, due diligence, … Continue reading →

Beyond pension schemes: Employers can play a key role in guiding employees toward a secure retirement

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In Asia, personal savings have often been reserved for immediate or short-term needs, such as having children or planning a wedding. Saving for the long-term, and specifically, for retirement, was rarely thought of — particularly in societies with extended family … Continue reading →