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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UK Health Security Agency, 1st August 2022
Published May 2022 – The Heatwave Plan for England is a guide to protect the population from heat-related harm to health. The aims of the plan are to prepare, alert and prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in England.
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Airmic , 25th July 2022
Simon Edwards, Technical Parametric Underwriter at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial, discussing how ESG principles can begin to be integrated into a corporate strategy.
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National Fire Chiefs Council (NFFC), 20th July 2022
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
Briefing on the NFFC from last month – Fire and rescue services across the country have attended an unprecedented number of calls during the recent spell of hot weather, managing in very difficult conditions despite the huge increase in demand.
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Zurich, 12th July 2022
Global warming means extreme heat events are more likely to increase in frequency, intensity, and duration. Organisations should prepare to protect people and ensure business continuity.
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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.
MIT Sloan School of Management, 28th June 2022
The Russia-Ukraine war is having an outsized impact on the global supply chain, impeding the flow of goods, fueling dramatic cost increases and product shortages, and creating catastrophic food shortages around the world, according to experts at a virtual symposium hosted by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.
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Airmic, 15th June 2022
[For Airmic members only] Hear from Protect as they explore the latest position on Whistleblowing in the UK and the subsequent implications for effective risk management. Protect aims to make whistleblowing work for individuals, organisations and society. Every year, they support around 3,000 whistleblowers who call their Advice Line. In addition, Protect works with organisations on improving their speak up arrangements and campaign for better legal protection of whistleblowers.
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), 10th June 2022
Russia and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. Both countries are net exporters of agricultural products and are leading suppliers of foodstuffs and fertilisers to global markets, where exportable supplies are often concentrated in a handful of countries. The high concentrations could increase the vulnerability of these markets to shocks and volatility.
IHS Markit, 10th June 2022
The industrial growth outlook in Europe faces challenges from continued supply chain disruptions, exacerbated by the war's impact on transportation, prices, and availability of inputs .as well as weakening demand and higher risk aversion.
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 8th June 2022
The OECD’s latest Economic Outlook projects global growth to decelerate sharply to around 3% this year and 2.8% in 2023, well below the recovery projected in the previous Economic Outlook last December.
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