Articles by Caroline McDonald

Safety Rules Put Railroads Back on Track

Safety Rules Put Railroads Back on Track

Accidents involving freight trains carrying crude oil have prompted a new focus on rail safety.

 
West Virginia Spill Reveals Lax Regulation

West Virginia Spill Reveals Lax Regulation

A chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water for thousands of residents prompts regulatory scrutiny.

 
A Conversation with Carolyn Snow

A Conversation with Carolyn Snow

RIMS President Carolyn Snow shares her thoughts on risk management and the society’s focus for 2014.

 
A Bridge Too Far: Repairing America’s Aging Infrastructure

A Bridge Too Far: Repairing America’s Aging Infrastructure

Even as much of the U.S. transportation infrastructure faces the possibility of failure, states are struggling to fund maintenance and repairs.

 
Paper Pushing

Paper Pushing

Old-fashioned board reporting.

 
Respect Your Supply Chain

Respect Your Supply Chain

Supply chain concerns.

 
Shifts in Class Action Trends

Shifts in Class Action Trends

Class action litigation trends focus on emerging areas such as food safety, data privacy and patent trolls.

 
Board Risk Preferences

Board Risk Preferences

The board’s role in risk strategy.

 
Risk Status Rising

Risk Status Rising

Accenture’s Steve Culp discusses a new survey that reveals an increasing corporate profile for risk managers.

 
Driverless Cars: A Risky Opportunity?

Driverless Cars: A Risky Opportunity?

Autonomous vehicles are creating new risks for manufacturers and insurers alike.

 
Boards More Attuned to Risk

Boards More Attuned to Risk

Board risk management.

 
Supply Chain Angst

Supply Chain Angst

Supply chain concerns.

 
Cell Tower Deaths Get OSHA’s Attention

Cell Tower Deaths Get OSHA’s Attention

The increasing demand for cell phone service may be compromising the safety of cell tower workers.

 
Death, Taxes and Cybersecurity

Death, Taxes and Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity concerns of tax professionals.

 
The Path to Risk Management

The Path to Risk Management

Graduates are finding that jobs in other sectors of the insurance industry can lead to a solid risk management career.