Category: Risk Management 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.
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.
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.
How to lean on your Risk Manager
25 June 2019 | Feature Article

How to lean on your Risk Manager

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CFOs are responsible for managing their organization's risks, and that responsibility is only expanding. Business risks are getting more complex and numerous every day, and finance chiefs are increasingly accountable to shareholders and directors.
4 lessons from heritage building fires
03 June 2019 | Feature Article

4 lessons from heritage building fires

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Recent catastrophic fires at high-profile arts and heritage facilities have some of us asking whether we are truly learning from our history.
After The Cyclone
10 May 2019 | Feature Article

After The Cyclone

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Find out how Boral Australia, one of the world’s largest producers of construction materials, used preparation to weather Cyclone Debbie.
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.
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