• Sea Change

    Sea Change

    With a $5 billion expansion, the Panama Canal is once again transforming the world of shipping, more than a century after its creation.

     
  • The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

    The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

    For insurers, the climate change debate is quickly becoming irrelevant as potentially catastrophic threats demand taking the subject very seriously.

     
  • Thirsty Business

    Thirsty Business

    Organizations increasingly adopt water management strategies to control costs and combat the looming threat of scarcity.

     
  • Overstepping Their Authority

    Overstepping Their Authority

    As regulatory actions increase, organizations are finding that regulators can be overzealous in their pursuit of justice.

     
 
 

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Going Beyond the Headlines with Global Risk Management

Going Beyond the Headlines with Global Risk Management

Despite an ongoing economic recovery in the United States and around the world, countries like Brazil, Thailand and Kenya are experiencing heightened levels of risk

 

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Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

The brutal actions of ISIS terrorists only scratch the surface of today’s kidnapping risk.

 

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The Risks of Wearable Tech in the Workplace

The Risks of Wearable Tech in the Workplace

The latest smart gadgets present a number of new risks—and benefits—when used by employees.

 
 

Risk Headlines

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.

 
P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

After almost three years of premium increases, the property/casualty market may be softening.

 
Upswing in Construction Enhances Liability

Upswing in Construction Enhances Liability

Commercial construction may be on the rise, but so are contractors professional liability concerns.

 
Seven Steps to Build Consumer Trust

Seven Steps to Build Consumer Trust

Preventing reputational crises begins with realizing that transparency is no longer optional.

 
The Return of Integrated Disability Management

The Return of Integrated Disability Management

A 20-year-old concept may finally be gaining traction as a tool to address workforce health risks.

 
No Accounting for Taste

No Accounting for Taste

For those with less adventurous appetites—or just a healthy instinct for self-preservation—novelty flavors beg a simple question: Why would anyone make these?

 
Drone Power

Drone Power

According to a new study, about 40,000 drones are expected to be in use in 2015, but a few challenges still need to be addressed.

 
Lightning Strikes on the Rise?

Lightning Strikes on the Rise?

By 2100, scientists predict lightning strikes in the continental United States will increase by 50%.

 
Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Only about half of property/casualty insurers are comprehensively addressing climate risks.

 
Avoiding Headaches with Certificates of Insurance

Avoiding Headaches with Certificates of Insurance

Certificates of insurance may be common but may states have issued regulations governing their proper use.

 
Insurance Coverage for Risks Associated with the Ebola Outbreak

Insurance Coverage for Risks Associated with the Ebola Outbreak

Prudent measures to mitigate potential financial losses stemming from Ebola or other infectious disease outbreaks should include a review of existing insurance coverage.

 
The Implications of Ebola for the Workforce

The Implications of Ebola for the Workforce

Employers need to be aware of certain legal and financial issues related to the Ebola epidemic.

 
Improving Global Supply Chain Sustainability

Improving Global Supply Chain Sustainability

The Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh has spurred safety reforms in the apparel industry.

 
The Human Factor Risk of Athletic Scandals

The Human Factor Risk of Athletic Scandals

Athletes make for exciting spokepeople, but sometimes their scandals become the company’s.

 
Year in Risk 2014

Year in Risk 2014

A host of events, including natural and man-made disasters, episodes of corporate malfeasance, and new tech challenges, helped define the risk management landscape in 2014.