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,Bloomberg, 25th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 43 (29th January 2021)
This panel examines the most effective response and recovery efforts, with recommendations on how businesses and governments can improve and increase their collaboration.
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 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.
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.
McKinsey & Co, 17th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 67 (16th July 2021)
Given the profound uncertainties and their varying impact across business lines, insurers must commit strongly to risk-oriented, structured decision-making approaches. It is time for chief risk officers (CROs) to step up to this challenge. With their help, the industry can reinvent itself to stay relevant to customers and attractive to investors.
EIU, 17th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 42 (22nd January 2021)
In EIU’s latest global outlook video, Agathe Demarais, Nicholas Fitzroy and Alessandro Cugnasca discuss the outlook for the euro zone and top risks for the global economy in 2021.
Zurich, 10th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 38 (11th December 2020)
This white paper looks at the climate change challenge and outlines strategies and actions that can help businesses to manage and mitigate climate change risks.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,World Economic Forum, 18th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 62 (11th June 2021)
This report offers a vision for how the international community could better protect the financial system against cyber threats. Cyber threats targeting the financial sector are no longer limited to low-level theft, but could now pose systemic risk.
Airmic, 13th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 35 (20th November 2020)
Airmic's resident geopolitical expert Alex Frost and Dr Carrie Nordlund, Associate Director at the Annenberg Institute, Brown University, to discuss the results of the US presidential election, the current state of play and what this all means for geopolitical risks.