Insights & Impacts

Reducing your fire risk
22 January 2020 | Feature Article

Reducing your fire risk

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While the fires may have eased, the impact to Australia’s business community is significant. The economic damage from the bushfires devastating Australia’s eastern seaboard alone is likely to exceed the record $4.4bn set by 2009’s Black Saturday blazes, Moody’s Analytics has said. With summer not yet over, the bushfire threat unfortunately continues meaning everyone must remain vigilant and take steps to ensure that they mitigate the risk.
The wisdom of resilience?
04 October 2019 | Feature Article

The wisdom of resilience?

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While there’s not much point stressing over what we can’t control, it is our responsibility to move forward with our eyes wide open. That’s what I always kept in mind when I spent five years helping FM Global to develop its Resilience Index.
The power of remembering cybersecurity basics
25 September 2019 | Feature Article

The power of remembering cybersecurity basics

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Cyber-crime tactics and targets are becoming ever more sophisticated and wide-ranging. Motives increasingly go beyond financial gain to disrupting or destroying important data and national infrastructure.
Prepare for windstorm: 3-minute primer
12 September 2019 | Feature Article

Prepare for windstorm: 3-minute primer

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Watch this 3-minute video by FM Global, "Preparing for Windstorms" and ensure your team has these important steps covered at all your facilities.
Have you done everything possible?
11 September 2019 | Feature Article

Have you done everything possible?

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If any of your locations are in the path of any forecasted hurricane-force winds or heavy rain, follow your emergency plan and be sure to take these steps, if they can be done safely, to help mitigate damage.
Fire threat on the rise at mine sites
19 August 2019 | Feature Article

Fire threat on the rise at mine sites

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A recent report from the New South Wales Resources Regulator reveals that mobile plant fires in the state have risen in the past decade.
Calculate the real cost of catastrophe
19 August 2019 | Feature Article

Calculate the real cost of catastrophe

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If we have one job as CFOs, it's protecting the value of our companies. One of the most insidious threats to corporate value is sudden disruption from events like fire, hurricane, flood, earthquake or cyber attack—disruption that is ostensibly insured. We tend to be vaguely aware of this risk, but rarely do we put numbers to it.
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