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The hidden issue of risk calculations

2019-09-20T00:02:00+01:00

Risk information isn’t always communicated on the same “playing field”. Information given to the boss may favour one solution over the other – and is the reason why most strategies fail to deliver expected results. But there are other hidden elements at play, writes Adrian Clements, international enterprise risk manager

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Data is the future of effective risk management

2019-09-20T00:02:00+01:00

Traditional approaches to risk fail to resonate with senior managers, they are too “subjective” and ”anecdotal”. And if they dismiss risk management, it is because they lack understanding. So, the answer? We need to embark on #ChangingRisk with the use of data, says Danny Wong, CEO of Goat Risk Solutions

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Defining your reputation risk

2019-09-20T00:02:00+01:00

Reputational risk is not “one risk”, but rather a category of risks which may impact your reputation, so how should you define and manage it? Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager at Lego Group has this advice

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Building resilience against nat cats

2019-09-19T13:50:00+01:00

As the global cost of nat cat incidents rise to about $340bn, businesses would do well to create a robust plan. Allied World outline an essential action plan for typhoon preparedness – one of the most severe nat cat risks

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The myths that hold risk managers back from making a difference at the top table

2019-09-19T05:43:00+01:00

When you place risk management into categories, you stop performing ERM and prevent yourself from helping the board make risk-intelligent decisions. Here’s Sarah Gordon’s (chief executive of Satarla) take on #ChangingRisk and influencing decision-making

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16 essential questions to ask for effective scenario planning

2019-07-26T02:27:00+01:00

Scenario planning can help executives better understand the impacts of new goals and objectives set out in the organisation’s strategic plans. Here’s how you can optimise your scenario planning, writes Carol Williams, enterprise risk management consultant and founder of ERM Insights

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How to uncover and fix ethical issues

2019-05-08T01:54:00+01:00

The trouble with ethical failures is oftentimes the difficulty in finding them. This three-step guide from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) how to find ethics issues and what to do when they have been identified.

Special edition: Intangible risk

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APAC firms severely underestimating intangibles threat

2019-08-21T01:40:00+01:00

While executives have recognised the importance of intangible assets when it comes to driving a higher valuation, there is still more work to be done if companies want to effectively mitigate risk around these assets, according to a new poll.

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The myths that hold risk managers back from making a difference at the top table

2019-09-19T05:43:00+01:00

When you place risk management into categories, you stop performing ERM and prevent yourself from helping the board make risk-intelligent decisions. Here’s Sarah Gordon’s (chief executive of Satarla) take on #ChangingRisk and influencing decision-making

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Revolutionising risk

2019-06-13T03:10:00+01:00

When it comes to risks, the only constant is change. We have launched the #ChangingRisk survey to find out how you, the industry, believe we can adapt, so that we remain most valuable and relevant in this rapidly moving business world. Here’s a preview of the results so far

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Special report: Business transformation

2019-01-10T03:58:00+00:00

Our future is digital – there is no escaping it. Businesses that want to stay in the game must learn to adapt, with help from you, their risk expert. And this involves bolstering defences against the threats this new world will, inevitably, bring.

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2018-10-02T00:31:00+01:00

StrategicRISK and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launch the second edition of The Journal examining business interruption

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StrategicRISK The Journal: Product recall

2017-05-10T04:56:00+01:00

The first edition of The Journal examines product recall risk.

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StrategicRISK Asia-Pacific (Issue 24)

2019-06-26T23:45:00+01:00

Risk is inherently stressful and, most likely, you are absorbing that stress every day. Our editor, Lauren Gow, offer up a genuinely difficult challenge: take better care of one of your company’s greatest intangible assets – you.

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Latest risk management jobs

2019-09-19T01:23:00+01:00

Looking for a new risk role in 2019? Here are the jobs we’ve found online this week

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Perception is king

A ‘stuffy’, ‘data-led’, ‘paper-driven’ profession is what some believe risk management to be. But it is a perception far from the truth, and Tim Murray, the new chair of UK risk management association Airmic, is on a mission to let everyone know what risk management really is about. Sara Benwell ...

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Making risk a perfect fit

Online retailer THE ICONIC prides itself on fashion-forward designs. Its head of risk & controls, Sarah McNamee, says there is no one-size-fits-all approach to risk.

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‘We need to be agile in the way we look at risk’

Nor Adila Ismail, the long-serving chief risk officer at Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS, has taken an unconventional route to the top. She reveals what she has learned about the risk profession, and offers some advice to newcomers.

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How Patrick Smith is managing Deliveroo’s intangible risks

Much more than a food delivery service, Deliveroo serves up vast amounts of big data – and fresh new risks – daily. It relies on business resilience leader Patrick Smith to stay creative.

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