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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McKinsey Sustainability, 19th May 2022
The invasion of Ukraine will, at least initially, complicate the transition path to a net-zero economy, but this tragic development could still prove to be a turning point in accelerating progress in the medium run.
Airmic,WTW, 19th May 2022
Employee benefits have not always been a priority for full inclusion within the enterprise risk management strategy. This is changing through recognition of the real advantages to the organisation that can be achieved by doing so.
KPMG, 3rd May 2022
“Value chain emissions” – or Scope 3 emissions – can often constitute more than half of a company’s total carbon footprint. Yet the immense complexity of today’s supply chains makes decarbonization a major headache.
WTW, 28th April 2022
Friday Reading Edition 119 (19th August 2022)
Will the Ukraine crisis ultimately increase or reduce the focus on ESG in the future? We try to answer some questions from investors.
Control Risks, 28th April 2022
A key challenge in any ESG or sustainability practice is ensuring that corporate and on-the-ground teams are aligned, operating towards a common vision. This challenge can be particularly complex in the application of responsible practices to security structures and arrangements. However, it is possible to overcome, and doing so successfully will be a key achievement for security teams.
Airmic, 26th April 2022
This Airmic's podcast will be featuring prominent thought leaders on the topic of ESG within the risk and insurance community. In our first episode, Richard is joined by Sean McGovern, CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s at AXA XL. Sean has shown himself to be particularly passionate about the ESG topic and the role insurers will have to play in supporting the transition of clients. Sean goes on to discuss how AXA XL are integrating ESG thinking into its own operational and underwriting strategies.
McKinsey Global Institute, 20th April 2022
The former British politician who led the United Kingdom’s winning bid to host COP26 is now focused on coordinating an effective business contribution to the net-zero transition. She sees momentum building. “CEOs left COP saying, ‘We get it. Net zero is the thing we have to do.’”
Sedgwick, 19th April 2022
Friday Reading Edition 103 (22nd April 2022)
Employees are reentering the office changed from who they were when they left in March 2020. Many people started their jobs remotely and are now working with their teams in-person for the very first time. Even for longstanding leaders and pre-pandemic employees, returning to the office feels new and different.
People Management, 6th April 2022
People Management speaks to practitioners on the ground in Ukraine to find out what they and their organisations are doing to keep their people safe and supported.
KPMG, 25th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 104 (29th April 2022)
[Podcast] Explores the key areas boards need to consider whether that be re-evaluating their businesses in the region or managing the new risks faced by a global economy already struggling with inflation and supply chain disruption.