Articles by Caroline McDonald

Globalization Drives Top Risk Concerns

Globalization Drives Top Risk Concerns

A study reveals that businesses worry most about business interruption and supply chain risk.

 
Hospitality’s Unwelcome Risks

Hospitality’s Unwelcome Risks

The very amenities that attract guests to a hotel, motel, resort or casino can also be the cause of injury, disease or even death.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

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

 
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.

 
Global Fraud Report

Global Fraud Report

Global fraud losses add up to $3.7 trillion a year, with three-fourths attributed to employees.

 
P/C Market Softening Expected for 2015

P/C Market Softening Expected for 2015

Insureds should have many options for coverage in 2015, according to a new Willis report.

 
Protecting Students Abroad from Ebola

Protecting Students Abroad from Ebola

As Ebola spreads throughout West Africa, vigilance and contingency planning are critical.

 
To Insure or Not To Insure

To Insure or Not To Insure

Insurance expert Michael Levine discusses the implications of the Napa Valley earthquake.

 
Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Climate change risk could turn into an opportunity for the shipping industry.

 
Captive Use for Cyberrisk Low

Captive Use for Cyberrisk Low

Few organizations use their captive insurer to cover cyberrisks.

 
Wind Farms Run Afoul of Endangered Birds

Wind Farms Run Afoul of Endangered Birds

As wind turbine construction increases, so do threats to federally protected bird species.

 
New Crop Strategies Target Bee Scarcity

New Crop Strategies Target Bee Scarcity

Researchers are increasing their efforts to combat disappearing bee populations.

 
The Graduate’s Perspective

The Graduate’s Perspective

Risk management professionals discuss how their educational experience shaped their career.