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Risk management is prioritised as never before – some weaknesses remain

Buffeted by global competition and the continuing aftermath of the financial crisis, European companies are prioritising risk management as never before, although some weaknesses remain.

These findings come from research on risk management leadership conducted with risk managers from the Federation of European Risk Management (FERMA) and the public sector associations PRIMO by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services sponsored by insurer Zurich. Continue reading

Making risk management a source of value

One gauge of how successful a company is at creating a risk management culture is the extent to which risk management within the company is regarded as something positive, an added value, or whether it is seen, at best, simply as non-negative. Creating that internal culture can be challenging. Continue reading

Research and webinar series concludes

Environmental risk management was the subject of the third and final webinar in a series hosted by FERMA in collaboration with Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, Zurich and the public sector risk management association PRIMO. Continue reading

Environmental Risk Management REPORT AVAILABLE NOW

The complimentary webinar hosted by Zurich, the Federation of European Risk Managers (FERMA), PRIMO and the Harvard Business Review on Environmental Risk Management will be held on June 26th, 2013 from 15:00 to 16:00 CEST Continue reading

Environmental risks – Webinar

The results of a survey on environment risks among members of FERMA and the European public sector risk management association PRIMO will be among the topics presented to an expert webinar on Wednesday 26 June. All FERMA members are invited to take part. Details will be available on the FERMA website and via FERMA’s social media.
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Leading risk culture change

A webinar on Leading the Risk Culture Change, the second of the three topics tackled by the four partners, took place on 15 May. Continue reading

Leadership in Risk Management

Join a panel of 3 eminent speakers (Paul Walker, Professor at St John’s University, Linda Conrad, Director of Strategic Business Risk at Zurich and Johan Willaert, Board Member of FERMA ) who will present the risk management culture in operations, strategy, and the board as well as the results of the survey conducted in January-February 2013 during the one hour and a half webinar. Continue reading

Managing Risks : A new Framework

Smart companies match their approach to the nature of the threats they face. by Robert S. Kaplan and Anette Mikes Continue reading

How to Build Risk into your Business Model

Smart companies design their innovations around managing risk. by Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine Continue reading

Many companies do not give sufficient attention to cyber risks – survey

Many companies still do not devote sufficient attention to cyber risks, despite an increase in frequency, scope, and sophistication – and harsher penalties for lack of regulatory compliance and loss of sensitive data. This finding comes from research conducted in association with the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, corporate insurer Zurich and the public sector risk management organisation PRIMO. Continue reading