Climate Change

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Brazil’s museum fire, deadly floods in India, Nike’s controversial ad, and more.

 
New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

Technology has begun to play a larger role in managing wildfire risks by providing new tools to enhance proven mitigation strategies.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Wildfires Burn Throughout California In August, the Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California became the largest wildfire in the state’s history. By Aug. 12, it […]

 
The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

New technology and increased global trade have led to new risks for the shipping industry.

 
Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

The World Economic Forum forecasts the most important global risks for 2018 and beyond.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Cape Town’s water crisis, a Doomsday Clock shift, flying with comfort animals, and more.

 
The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

Managing the risks associated with severe weather events, including the immediate and latent pollution unleashed by natural disasters, is a huge challenge.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
Alternative Energy Strategies

Alternative Energy Strategies

Businesses in the United States are getting serious about energy resource management programs.

 
European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Hacking the French election, a unicorn fight, a reputation crisis at United Airlines and more.

 
Board Oversight and Sustainability

Board Oversight and Sustainability

Environmental, social, and governance initiatives appear to be directly related to a company’s long-term performance and profitability.

 
Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

The near-collapse of a California dam underlines the perils of decaying infrastructure.

 
Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

A study of wildfires in the United States found that the number of blazes caused by humans is much higher than previously believed.