Category Archives: Global Risks

How financial services can address the growing cyber risk threat

System Security Specialist Working at System Control Center.

To effectively mitigate cyber risks, firms must view the exposure in the context of overarching enterprise risk management and manage the human element of data security. Continue reading →

Assessing climate risk: How and why you should create your own view

Hurricane Sandy: Seaside Heights, NJ. 31 October 2012. Credit EPA Climate Risk

Corporations are under increasing pressure to address climate risks, a broad term that can mean different things to different people, so it is a tricky risk to quantify. Continue reading →

5 key considerations to mitigate risks amid growing political and social unrest

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When it comes to the combustible world of political unrest, companies that plan ahead and review both their risk appetite and insurance coverage are well-placed to manage the hazards. Continue reading →

Managing geopolitical risk in the energy industry

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By considering geopolitical risk through six distinct lenses, you can view the exposures more clearly and recombine them into a holistic picture. Continue reading →

7 key geopolitical drivers impacting the energy industry

Here are seven geopolitical drivers of risk that can serve as signposts for the energy industry. Continue reading →

Geopolitical instability: Turning up the heat on the energy industry

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Nascent trends of geopolitical instability continue to foster uncertainty and hazards in the energy market landscape. Continue reading →

Navigating the risks of a global insurance marketplace in transition

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Risk managers can no longer rely on the practice of simply purchasing low-cost worldwide non-admitted policies. Continue reading →

New risks in leisure and hospitality

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Asking the right questions about your policies and practices is essential to prepare you for virtually any possibility. And having the right risk management in place to mitigate against changing risks can help you face an uncertain future with greater certainty. Continue reading →

A helicopter view of airport risk

Airports are tempting targets for terrorists. The combination of high population densities, commercial aircraft from all over the globe and a symbol of national prestige require special risk controls. Continue reading →

Changing risk management for the changing global environment

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The strategic CRO needs to be at the forefront of understanding a rapidly changing environment to assess risks in an informed way and advocate for new opportunities. Continue reading →