Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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Edelman, 25th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 97 (11th March 2022)
Edelman’s 22nd annual trust and credibility survey. This year, we see an even greater expectation of business to lead as trust in government continues to spiral. But this is not a job business can do on its own. Business must work with all institutions to foster innovation and drive impact.
McKinsey & Co, 14th January 2022
A series of consumer surveys and interviews conducted by McKinsey finds Gen Zers reporting the least positive life outlook, including lower levels of emotional and social well-being than older generations.
World Economic Forum, 11th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 95 (25th February 2022)
The 17th edition of the Global Risks Report identifies tensions that will result from diverging trajectories and approaches within and between countries and then examines the risks that could arise from such tensions. This year’s report also highlights the implications of these risks for individuals, governments and businesses.
QBE, 10th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 103 (22nd April 2022)
The pandemic has proven to be a gamechanger for an alternative way of working. Employees across the globe have shown the ‘impossible’ was doable and expectations for hybrid working to stay are high. But what is the best approach and what do companies need to consider?
Harvard Business Review, 5th January 2022
[Purchase required] Contrary to what many people think, virtual health care, also known as telemedicine or telehealth, is much more than a cheap digital knockoff of in-person care. When used appropriately, it improves patient health, reduces costs, and makes care more equitable and accessible to anyone with a smartphone.
Brookings Institution, 5th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 88 (7th January 2022)
In recognising the one-year mark since the January 6 riots at the US Capitol, scholars across the Brookings Institution, a major US think tank, discuss what has happened in the year since the attack, what we have learned as a nation since then, and what we must consider in the years ahead.
Lloyd’s Register, 9th December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
The development and adoption of artificial intelligence is accelerating significantly, but the big question now is how do we maximise its benefits while avoiding its biggest risks?
House of Lords Select Committee on Risk Assessment and Risk Planning, 3rd December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 85 (3rd December 2021)
The UK must be better at anticipating, preparing for and responding to a range of challenging risk scenarios, including those which it has never experienced before. The report emphasises that the Government’s current strategy of centralised and opaque risk assessment and risk management, which fails to make adequate preparations, has left the UK vulnerable.
Financial Reporting Council (FRC), 1st December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 92 (4th February 2022)
Released in December 2021, in collaboration with Airmic – The key findings of this report recognise that positive culture should be attained through honest conversations and by building trust, which will support companies in achieving success over time.
Flood Resilience Alliance, 16th November 2021
Friday Reading Edition 93 (11th February 2022)
Members of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance reflect on what COP26 delivered for the flood prone communities we work with. Will commitments be enough to meet the adaptation needs of those at the frontlines of climate change?