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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Friday Reading Edition 187 (2nd February 2024)
Julia Graham, CEO of Airmic, delivered a speech to welcome attendees to the second Airmic Island of Ireland Forum, held in Dublin last October.
WTW, 9th January 2024
Friday Reading Edition 186 (26th January 2024)
Although attacks by the Houthis did not inflict direct harm to personnel or assets linked to the sporting events in Saudi Arabia – aside from causing some disruption due to flights being cancelled – it served to highlight their cause using sport as a backdrop.
World Economic Forum, 16th January 2024
Friday Reading Edition 185 (19th January 2024)
“We’re at a pivotal moment in history, yet we still cling to outdated solutions,” says Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.
World Economic Forum, 10th January 2024
Friday Reading Edition 185 (19th January 2024)
The Global Risks Report explores some of the most severe risks we may face over the next decade, against a backdrop of rapid technological change, economic uncertainty, a warming planet and conflict. As cooperation comes under pressure, weakened economies and societies may only require the smallest shock to edge past the tipping point of resilience.
Friday Reading Edition 184 (22nd December 2023)
Provides CEOs, business owners and directors with a clear and accessible guide to the most prominent and profitable technologies that are available, allowing them to confidently implement and sustain new tech strategies.
Competent Boards
Friday Reading Edition 184 (22nd December 2023)
This book demonstrates that for long-term profits and sustainability, boards must have the insight to ask the right questions of management on complex issues such as climate change, ESG, corruption, cybersecurity, human trafficking, supply-chain resilience, and much more.
London School of Economics (LSE), 8th November 2023
Friday Reading Edition 178 (10th November 2023)
This week’s King’s Speech has paved the way for a further weakening of climate policy in the UK by introducing a bill to support future oil and gas drilling in the North Sea. Esin Serin and Anna Valero explain how this approach endangers global efforts to keep the 1.5°C target alive in the run-up to COP28 while also lacking environmental, economic and political logic at home.
Control Risks, 13th October 2023
Friday Reading Edition 176 (27th October 2023)
The Israel-Hamas conflict has been accompanied by a series of disruptive cyber attacks from cyber activist groups targeting organisations in Israel and those perceived as pro-Israel in other countries. Cyber operations motivated by the conflict are likely to present a growing threat to organisations in the region, and potentially globally, as the conflict progresses.
Foreign Policy, 9th October 2023
Friday Reading Edition 174 (13th October 2023)
A broader conflict involving Iran could lead to attacks on ships in the Strait of Hormuz—disrupting the global energy market. By Elisabeth Braw, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a consultant with WTW Research Network.
WTW, 7th February 2024
Friday Reading Edition 172 (29th September 2023)
Perspectives on the global construction industry, highlighting regional insights and construction insurance rate trends.