Articles by Caroline McDonald

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.

 
M&A and Talent Risk

M&A and Talent Risk

Organizations that give the same focus to talent as they do to operations and finance will realize the most value from a merger or acquisition.

 
Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

The World Economic Forum highlights the greatest risks facing the planet this year.

 
Class Action Litigation Trends

Class Action Litigation Trends

The top 10 settlements in employment-related categories reaching an all-time high in 2015, and the surge of activity is expected to continue.

 
Boards Still Not Prepared for Social Media Risk

Boards Still Not Prepared for Social Media Risk

Only 6% of boards feel as though they are well-versed in social media risk.

 
Buyer’s Market: Favorable P/C Insurance Pricing Expected Through 2016

Buyer’s Market: Favorable P/C Insurance Pricing Expected Through 2016

While property/casualty insurance rates remain low, uncertainty over cyberrisk coverage and potential catastrophe losses looms.

 
Q&A: Preventing Tragedy in the Workplace

Q&A: Preventing Tragedy in the Workplace

Jay Hart of the Force Training Institute shares strategies that can help keep employees safe.

 
Attitudes Toward Corruption

Attitudes Toward Corruption

A gap between the perceived effectiveness of a company’s compliance program and reality gives businesses a false sense of security.

 
Planning for Water Shortages

Planning for Water Shortages

Multi-year droughts may be part of a new normal that requires businesses to plan ahead for water shortages.

 
U.S. Businesses Lag Behind on ERM

U.S. Businesses Lag Behind on ERM

A study found U.S. companies have more immature ERM processes than those in any other region.

 
Taking Control of Legionnaires’ Disease

Taking Control of Legionnaires’ Disease

A recent outbreak reminds building managers to take critical precautions.

 
Advantages of Strategic Risk Management

Advantages of Strategic Risk Management

SRM addresses risks that are disruptive, but also looks at a risk’s “flip side.”

 
Risk Students Face Real-World Challenges

Risk Students Face Real-World Challenges

The Spencer/RIMS Risk Management Challenge helps students bridge the gap between classroom lessons and real-world implementation.

 
Leveraging Compliance

Leveraging Compliance

Despite rising regulatory risks and ambitious growth plans, compliance departments are often not involved in strategic planning.

 
Onward and Upward: Trends in Captive Insurance

Onward and Upward: Trends in Captive Insurance

Trends in the captive insurance market point to continued growth and expansion.