Environmental Risk

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.

 
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.

 
The Surprising Toll of Invasive Species

The Surprising Toll of Invasive Species

Non-native plants and animals can cause billions of dollars in damage every year.

 
The Risks of High-Tech Trash

The Risks of High-Tech Trash

As technology use grows ­throughout the world, companies are ­increasingly at risk for costly ­penalties over their handling of ­electronic waste.