Environmental Risk

Notepad: Risk in Review – October 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – October 2019

Hurricane Dorian losses, CEOs advocate for gun control, measles eradication status, and more.

 
Climate Risk Planning Neglect

Climate Risk Planning Neglect

While many leaders expect significant business impacts from climate change, actual preparation lags.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August 2019

Earthquakes rock California, insurers phase out coal, ransomware wave crashes cities, and more.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – June 2019

Global extinction, Notre Dame fire aftermath, cyclone preparedness in India, and more.

 
Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Investors are increasingly scrutinizing environmental, social and governance activity.

 
The Evolution of Parametric Insurance

The Evolution of Parametric Insurance

The insurance industry is creating new applications for index-based coverage.

 
Will Climate Change Impact Reinsurance Rates?

Will Climate Change Impact Reinsurance Rates?

As natural disaster losses mount, the reinsurance response could spur action on climate change.

 
Taking Action on Climate Change

Taking Action on Climate Change

As the potentially devastating impacts of climate change become clear, risk managers must assess the resulting risk exposures and ­opportunities for their companies.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – March 2019

Spotlight on sex trafficking, a GDPR fine for Google, PG&E’s bankruptcy, and more.

 
Year in Risk 2018

Year in Risk 2018

By examining some of the most notable risk events of the past year, risk managers can better understand the challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

 
Impact of Climate Disasters Surges

Impact of Climate Disasters Surges

Direct economic losses from climate-related disasters have increased 151% over the past 20 years.

 
Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.

 
Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

After severe flooding in Japan this summer, experts are examining ways to prevent future tragedy.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

A dire global warming prediction, a deadly earthquake strikes Indonesia, and more.

 
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.