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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Control Risks, 7th February 2023
Friday Reading Edition 140 (10th February 2023)
The scale of the withdrawal of international companies from Russia after the country’s invasion of Ukraine has become a powerful and multifaceted case study in crisis preparedness and response that cuts across geopolitics, regulatory, reputational, and security challenges.
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.
Baker Tilly, 15th March 2022
The crisis in Ukraine is having a major impact on companies with suppliers, distributors, customers and employees in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Some of the ramifications are obvious, while others are taking place "behind the scenes”. Here is a guide to help business leaders formulate a proactive strategy, to protect their business.
McKinsey & Co, 15th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 69 (6th August 2021)
After consulting with top business leaders and legal, public-policy, and risk professionals at Fortune 500 companies in multiple industries, this article suggests that company leaders can use a five-pronged approach to managing geopolitical risk.
Airmic, 13th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 41 (15th January 2021)
[For Airmic members only] The Airmic LIVE episode this week on what are we still learning from the crisis and how should we reflect on these lessons as we start and travel through 2021.
Airmic, 14th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 51 (26th March 2021)
Facing a tough economic outlook, high-quality companies are likely to be preferred by stakeholders. The use of ESG information has been increasingly part of stakeholder assessment of organisations. This session will consider a selection of key factors that are likely to be material next year through the lenses of ‘E’, ‘S’ and ‘G’.
AXA XL, 26th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 47 (26th February 2021)
Businesses today face a wide range of evolving and complex risks and potential crisis situations wherever they operate. Charlie Matheson, Global Product Head – Security Risks, at AXA XL, explains the importance of being prepared, building resilience, and of responding effectively should an event happen.
Lloyd’s, 25th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 97 (11th March 2022)
Reputation is about what others see the organisation as, instead of what it is or aspires to become. Enhancing reputational value and safeguarding it requires a concentrated effort across the life-cycle of reputation development.
McKinsey & Co, 12th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 34 (13th November 2020)
While the COVID-19 pandemic has placed unparalleled demands on modern healthcare systems, the industry’s response has vividly demonstrated its resilience and ability to bring innovations to market quickly.
Airmic, 27th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 28 (2nd October 2020)
Host Richard Cutcher speaks to the authors of the three papers about their dissertations on boardroom diversity, climate change resilience and parametric products.