Natural Catastrophes

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.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – April 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – April 2019

Wynn Resorts fined for harassment, deadly tornadoes, the SEC’s new CRO, and more.

 
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.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February 2019

Marriott discloses massive breach, fatal work injuries decline, NFIP extended and more.

 
The Top Business Risks for 2019

The Top Business Risks for 2019

In its new Risk Map 2019, Control Risks predicted the year’s top business risks.

 
Developing an Effective Emergency Communications System

Developing an Effective Emergency Communications System

Emergency mass communication systems can help protect organizations and their staff when disaster strikes.

 
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.

 
Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Risk managers and insurers are finding new applications for drone technology.