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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National Preparedness Commission (NPC), 1st September 2021
Friday Reading Edition 79 (22nd October 2021)
This report commissioned by the NPC and written by Lianna Roast of the Disaster Management Centre at Bournemouth University, looks at how lessons from major incidents can be translated in to real-world change and asks how human psychology can best support our society to ensure lessons from past events are learnt.
ISO, 1st September 2021
Friday Reading Edition 77 (1st October 2021)
[Requires purchase of the standard] This document gives guidance on the governance of organizations. It provides principles and key aspects of practices to guide governing bodies and governing groups on how to meet their responsibilities so that the organizations they govern can fulfil their purpose. It is also intended for stakeholders involved in, or impacted by, the organization and its governance.
Harvard Business Review, 31st August 2021
The arguments for advancing diversity and inclusion are now well-established. The question now is how companies can implement new guidelines on diversity, so that they go beyond the superficial requirements and achieve meaningful culture change.
Marsh, 25th August 2021
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
Webinar from a year ago, but just as relevant today – With increasing drought conditions combined with low humidity and strong winds, how do households, businesses, and communities build and prioritize resiliency?
Lloyd’s Register, 28th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 68 (30th July 2021)
With net zero targets looming, how can we deliver innovative and long lasting solutions to decarbonise the maritime industry? In this episode of The Global Safety Podcast, Tom Heap and his panel of experts explore what we need to do to make our oceans safer, cleaner and more sustainable.
Aviva, 26th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
Some of the world’s biggest companies are setting ambitious net-zero targets, with significant implications for their supply chains. How impactful could the ripple effect be in helping to meet the goals set out in the Paris Agreement?
McKinsey & Co, 23rd July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 68 (30th July 2021)
Employees are worried about their mental health as they return to the workplace after the COVID-19 pandemic. Stigma can exacerbate their concerns, but employers can thwart its impact.
Marsh, 21st July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 73 (3rd September 2021)
To guide energy and power businesses in their risk management plans, members of Marsh’s Energy and Power Practice led a webcast on ESG messaging, why it is important, and how to communicate your ESG approach to insurers.
Control Risks, 19th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 69 (6th August 2021)
The conversation driver in the ESG agenda tends to be environmental issues, which garner plenty of media and regulatory attention. But mismanaging social issues can do just as much damage to your investment as other factors and may mean you miss critical opportunities for impact and value creation.
Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, 14th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 68 (30th July 2021)
The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner published her Annual Report for 2020-202, which outlines her work so far to achieve her objectives as outlined in the Strategic Plan 2019-2021, within the four priority areas of: improving victim care and support; supporting law enforcement and prosecutions; focusing on prevention; and getting value from research and innovation.