Findings

Undisclosed Water Risks

Undisclosed Water Risks

Companies are underreporting their water scarcity risk.

 
Flame Fighters and Your Health

Flame Fighters and Your Health

The benefits of flame-retardant chemicals may come at a high cost.

 
2010 Political Risks

2010 Political Risks

African countries are among the riskiest in the world.

 
Counting Calories

Counting Calories

Accurate information can influence consumer eating habits.

 
ERM Credited with Profitability

ERM Credited with Profitability

Evidence suggests that ERM is good for business.

 
The Link Between CT Scans and Cancer

The Link Between CT Scans and Cancer

CT scans may be more dangerous than previously believed.

 
Commercial Insurance Market Woes

Commercial Insurance Market Woes

Insurers and brokers may need to seriously rethink the risk assessment process.

 
Inflation a Threat for Reinsurance

Inflation a Threat for Reinsurance

Future inflation may affect reinsurers’ profitability across all lines of business.

 
Revenge of the Former Employee

Revenge of the Former Employee

Disgruntled employees can create IT security concerns.

 
Effects of Climate Change

Effects of Climate Change

Experts suggest that climate change could have an increasingly serious effect on coastal flooding.

 
Risk Management, Czech Style

Risk Management, Czech Style

The country’s increasing awareness of its own importance continues to push companies towards a higher level of risk assessment.

 
Atlanta Can’t Blame Climate Change for Drought

Atlanta Can’t Blame Climate Change for Drought

Instead, the city must learn to manage a rapidly rising population that is increasingly depleting its lone main reservoir.

 
Medical Liability Claims on the Rise

Medical Liability Claims on the Rise

“Worsening economic conditions in 2008 may have influenced individuals to assert claims against hospital systems,” says an Aon expert.

 
Litigation Trends of 2009

Litigation Trends of 2009

Nearly half of companies say they anticipate an increase in legal disputes facing them within the next 12 months.

 
The Coastal Balancing Act

The Coastal Balancing Act

Certain communities have instituted coastal land-use plans to better manage the threats they face.