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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techUK, 25th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
The events of last year (2020) emphasised the role technology such as Edge Computing can play in helping organisations to adapt and respond quickly and efficiently to unprecedented situations. This new report sets out why we need to work together to realise the full potential of Edge Computing – computing that's done at or near the source of the data.
Airmic , 25th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 51 (26th March 2021)
This Insights paper, arising from a roundtable co-organised with Allianz and supported by Herbert Smith Freehills, evaluates what businesses need to address and be aware of with regard to ESG issues. It also discusses how Allianz integrates ESG principles in its underwriting, with director and officer (D&O) liability as a focus.
Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), 5th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 49 (12th March 2021)
This report shows how Insuring Women’s Futures – a programme established and led by the CII in collaboration with a wide variety of leading insurance professionals, businesses, policy and third sector organisations and experts on issues relating to women’s risks – has transitioned to a wider societal and professional agenda, with long-term impact on government policy, societal support and commercial response.
Zurich, 2nd March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
COVID-19 exposed the fragility of our global supply chains. Post-pandemic, businesses will have to make some difficult strategic decisions. But first, they will have some immediate supply chain issues to contend.
Airmic, 15th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 53 (9th April 2021)
The Airmic Competency Framework, recently revised as of February, provides risk professionals with a tool and a process to help them navigate their career, and to demonstrate they are not travelling this journey alone.
Harvard Business Review, 25th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 92 (4th February 2022)
[Limited free articles per month for non-subscribers] Psychological safety around risk reporting is, as a solid body of research indicates, essential to the speak-up culture that is the oxygen of risk management – how Swissgrid introduced two parallel risk management processes in its enterprise-wide system to identify and mitigate strategy risks, external risks, and novel risks.
WTW, 21st January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 44 (5th February 2021)
[Free to read full report upon sharing contact details] This survey of 200 risk managers and executives has shown that many of the current tools, methodologies and insurance products available are struggling to keep up with the changing demands of our digitally enabled world.
Airmic, 20th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 45 (12th February 2021)
[For Airmic members only] In this Airmic LIVE episode from last month, BLM and Efficacy lead a unique group of experts who will join the dots between the clinical, legal and risk management of mental health in the workplace.
Airmic, 20th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 43 (29th January 2021)
Lasting effects of the Covid-19 pandemic pose a long-term risk to the global cooperation needed to address the long-term challenges such as environmental degradation and social fragmentation.
World Economic Forum, 19th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 42 (22nd January 2021)
Also released this week, the 16th edition of the WEF’s Global Risks Report, produced in partnership with Marsh McLennan, SK Group and Zurich, analyses the risks from societal fractures—manifested through persistent and emerging risks to human health, rising unemployment, widening digital divides, youth disillusionment, and geopolitical fragmentation.