Category: Business Continuity Insights & Impacts

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.
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.
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.
The latest data on countries where you operate
05 July 2019 | Feature Article

The latest data on countries where you operate

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Where your partners, customers and locations are around the world affects how you do business. And having the latest data about the countries you operate in is critical to managing enterprise risk.
Why the solar industry could fail to factor in its true risk
07 May 2019 | Feature Article

Why the solar industry could fail to factor in its true risk

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Within the expected design life of the solar farm, there is a 20 per cent chance of it being hit by a cyclone that would cause significant damage to the solar panels. Standardised cyclone testing and national standards for all types of panels and installation configurations needs to be implemented.
How to minimise risk in mining mergers and acquisitions
21 September 2018 | Feature Article

How to minimise risk in mining mergers and acquisitions

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While acquisition strategies are an essential part of fuelling future growth, the risk implications are often extensive. The acquiring business must address these throughout the transaction and subsequent integration process.  
How to manage risk in a resurgent resources industry
10 August 2018 | Feature Article

How to manage risk in a resurgent resources industry

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Australia’s resources sector has bounced back in 2018. This is great news for a cyclical industry that’s been through a tough spell but the upswing has an impact on risk profiles that must be taken into account.
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