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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Airmic,Marsh, 15th October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 80 (29th October 2021)
The reality is that if you’re not going to assess your ESG risk, someone else will. We anticipate that ESG will in time become part of the regular risk management and reporting of all organisations – some more swiftly than others. Now is the time for you to bring your ERM expertise into the ESG strategy conversations.
Airmic,Control Risks, 14th October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 80 (29th October 2021)
Ransomware attacks have continued hitting the headlines, and has rapidly become the key cyber threat to organisations globally. This despite an increasingly active and disruptive geopolitical threat picture with individual organisations, global supply chains and critical infrastructure also increasingly targeted by state-linked actors.
CBI, 13th October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 82 (12th November 2021)
In the lead up to COP26, the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) outlined sustainable finance policy recommendations to UK policymakers in this paper, on how to effectively mobilise capital to achieve the UK’s net zero targets and tackle other pressing environmental and social challenges.
Marsh, 5th October 2021
This podcast addresses the challenges risk managers may face when it comes to tackling Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG). Dr Bev Adams, Head of Catastrophe Resilience at Marsh provides advice and practical examples for risk managers when it comes to establishing ESG credentials.
Risk Management, 1st October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 85 (10th December 2021)
Social media can not only introduce reputation risks but cybersecurity concerns as well. To address these threats, organisations should develop methods to screen for potential problems and effective social media policies that establish appropriate expectations for employees’ social media conduct.
Zurich, 7th September 2021
Friday Reading Edition 76 (24th September 2021)
Zurich’s new report, Closing the gap on climate action, explores the actions that both business leaders and policymakers should be taking to help achieve a net-zero economy.
McKinsey & Co, 4th August 2021
Friday Reading Edition 90 (21st January 2022)
Ours is proving to be the century of cyber insecurity, yet few organizations have made sufficient progress in protecting information assets.
Aviva, 26th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
Some of the world’s biggest companies are setting ambitious net-zero targets, with significant implications for their supply chains. How impactful could the ripple effect be in helping to meet the goals set out in the Paris Agreement?
Marsh, 21st July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 73 (3rd September 2021)
To guide energy and power businesses in their risk management plans, members of Marsh’s Energy and Power Practice led a webcast on ESG messaging, why it is important, and how to communicate your ESG approach to insurers.
Control Risks, 19th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 69 (6th August 2021)
The conversation driver in the ESG agenda tends to be environmental issues, which garner plenty of media and regulatory attention. But mismanaging social issues can do just as much damage to your investment as other factors and may mean you miss critical opportunities for impact and value creation.