Articles by Caroline McDonald

Hurricane Matthew’s Destructive Path

Hurricane Matthew’s Destructive Path

Experts survey the toll of Hurricane Matthew’s damage from Haiti to the Southeast United States.

 
Insurers and Climate Change

Insurers and Climate Change

While more U.S. insurers are improving their disclosure and management of climate risk, most are still giving it minimal attention.

 
Pollution Risks for Contractors

Pollution Risks for Contractors

While the construction industry is seeing a revival, the skilled labor shortage has increased the risk of errors.

 
Better Supply Chain Monitoring

Better Supply Chain Monitoring

Many of the tools companies are using to monitor their supply chains are not adequate to identify compliance and reputation risks.

 
Compliance Officers Under Fire

Compliance Officers Under Fire

As new regulations put increased focus on individual accountability, more chief compliance officers are questioning their careers.

 
The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires

The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires

Canada’s costliest natural disaster will have significant insurance implications.

 
The Weakest Supply Chain Link

The Weakest Supply Chain Link

As supply chains become more digitally interconnected, they are also becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack.

 
Captive Creativity

Captive Creativity

Many innovative companies are developing new strategic uses for their captives.

 
Integrating Organizational Risk

Integrating Organizational Risk

While risk management is becoming increasingly prominent, companies are still trying to find a more integrated approach.

 
Political Statements Send a Costly Message

Political Statements Send a Costly Message

What happens when artists cancel shows in protest against North Carolina’s “bathroom law?”

 
Combating C-Suite Fraud

Combating C-Suite Fraud

A persistent minority of executives continues to justify corrupt activity to improve financial performance.

 
Third-Party Risks Spark Corruption Concerns

Third-Party Risks Spark Corruption Concerns

As third-party and M&A activities rise, gaps in anti-corruption measures are increasingly clear.

 
Why Go Global?

Why Go Global?

For organizations wishing to grow into other areas of the world, knowing why can be a key factor in success.

 
Getting the Lead Out

Getting the Lead Out

Flint’s water contamination crisis underscores a risk faced by communities around the country.

 
Q&A: All in a Day’s Work

Q&A: All in a Day’s Work

Julie Pemberton, RIMS’ 2016 president, discusses ERM implementation and goals for her term.