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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World Economic Forum (WEF), 20th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 137 (20th January 2023)
Trade, tech and tackling the climate crisis were just some of the topics under discussion this week in Davos. We've also heard from global leaders on Ukraine, the economy and health. Here's a snapshot of what you might have missed this week at Davos 2023.
World Economic Forum, 7th November 2022
Friday Reading Edition 130 (11th November 2022)
With many countries’ climate commitments falling short, the COP27 summit is as vital as ever. But there are reasons to be optimistic, too, as these 5 pieces from the World Economic Forum’s Agenda platform make clear.
CBI, 17th August 2022
The CBI has worked with members to identify four areas of action businesses take to manage rising costs in their workforce. Within each section there are three areas you can focus on to have the biggest impact.
Aon , 20th July 2022
Friday Reading Edition 129 (4th November 2022)
The cryptocurrency market has been on a roller-coaster ride in 2022 — with the value of bitcoin falling 70 percent since its peak in November 2021. Also growing at a rapid pace is the metaverse — a virtual simulation of the real (or imagined) world.
Lloyd’s, 1st July 2022
Lloyd’s Futureset’s latest report, created in partnership with Aon, aims to provide insights on the medium to long term impacts of the Ukraine crisis on the risk landscape. The analysis is based on in-depth interviews with 75 sector experts and practitioners across Aon and Lloyd’s, each providing real-life, practical insights on the challenges that companies are facing today and how they are adjusting their risk management approaches in response.
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.
Protivi, 25th April 2022
Friday Reading Edition 129 (4th November 2022)
While AI is still in the early stages of adoption and regulators are cautiously monitoring the developments, the industry can demonstrate its willingness and ability to partner with regulators to ensure that its use of AI has public acceptance and is seen to deliver real benefits to society while minimising and managing potential risks. Achieving that degree of support is how we define success.
Airmic,BLM, 8th April 2022
Updated version released April 2022 , covering the latest developments in UK GDPR, including the International data transfer agreement (IDTA) which came into force last month – There are also some very significant GDPR ramifications to this post-Covid new normal. WFH, even if only a part of the post-Covid normal, has rendered many existing security regimes, designed for a pre-pandemic world, redundant.
McKinsey & Co, 10th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 129 (4th November 2022)
Companies can address and mitigate the disruptions of the future only by taking a more proactive, forward-looking stance. Over the next three to five years, McKinsey expects three major cybersecurity trends that cross-cut multiple technologies to have the biggest implications for organisations.
Airmic,Ventiv, 18th February 2022
Friday Reading Edition 94 (18th February 2022)
Risk professionals will need to educate themselves not only on how to approach data-driven decision making but also the technological developments that will increasingly dictate where data comes from and how it is used.