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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Marsh, 11th August 2022
Friday Reading Edition 121 (2nd September 2022)
More than six months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the conflict’s long-term impact is coming into focus. Now, much of the focus has shifted from specific developments in Ukraine and Russia to economic inflation globally and a fracturing of the geopolitical order.
Zurich, 12th July 2022
Global warming means extreme heat events are more likely to increase in frequency, intensity, and duration. Organisations should prepare to protect people and ensure business continuity.
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Airmic,Control Risks,KPMG,Marsh,QBE,Sedgwick, 7th June 2022
Cyber threats are considered worse in 2022 than they were last year and the greatest risk for business. Geopolitical, climate and supply chain risks are tied at second place. Diseases and the pandemic have dropped out of the top 10 list of risks – but has this been de-escalated too quickly? Have we learnt and embedded the right lessons from Covid-19?
Zurich, 28th April 2022
Friday Reading Edition 119 (19th August 2022)
The invasion of Ukraine has changed the risk landscape for generations to come. How businesses assess, plan and mitigate risks will also need to change.
WTW, 31st March 2022
The survey results paint a picture of globalised companies surprised to be caught between geopolitical competitors. In the 2020 survey, the ratio of respondents who declared themselves “concerned” about political risk in the Asia-Pacific region to those who expressed no concern was well below 2:1. In this year’s survey, that ratio nearly reached 20:1.
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.
Aon, 12th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 91 (28th January 2022)
The pandemic has had a double impact on organisations: forcing them to rapidly change business models while recognizing the interconnected nature of many risks.
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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.
Control Risks, 3rd January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 102 (14th April 2022)
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] As the build-up and response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has clearly demonstrated, the US, EU, UK, and many other countries use sanctions as both a reactive and proactive tool in foreign policy. Whether used as deterrent to specific actions or in response to major geopolitical actions, the sanctions themselves have significant and widespread implications for business that increase legal, operational and reputational risks to business across the globe.
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Airmic,Control Risks, 14th December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 87 (17th December 2021)
Airmic and Control Risks revisit the issues surrounding pandemic crisis management for organisations last discussed in September 2020 in the guide New challenges, new lessons, and make the case for risk professionals and their organisations to learn the lessons, boost preparedness and build resilience, in order to steer through the looping nature of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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