Posts Tagged ‘risk’



November 13th, 2018

A Math Formula May Offer a Solution to Insurers’ Critical Challenges

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Guy Carpenter has developed a methodology that applies a mathematical formula to provide insurers and reinsurers with a unified, practical framework for risk pricing and capital allocation.

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July 12th, 2018

How climate-resilient is your organization?

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reslience21Stakeholders are looking for greater transparency on the risks and opportunities presented by climate change and the shift to a low-carbon economy. This focus is increasing with the accelerating support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) released in June 2017.

However, organizations have questions about how to disclose on climate risks and what alignment to the TCFD recommendations means in practice; many are simply unsure how and where to get started.

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June 28th, 2018

Reporting Climate Resilience: The Challenges Ahead

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reslience21Companies in all sectors, including the financial-services industry, are being asked: What are the implications of climate change risks and opportunities for your organization’s financial performance? Organizations must identify, assess, and respond to the strategic and operational risks and opportunities presented by this changing business environment.

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June 27th, 2018

Why All the Talk about Cyber?

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GC Capital Ideas has recently posted several articles about cyber security and the need to implement robust prevention and response mechanisms. Posts on cyber typically are among our most viewed stories.

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June 20th, 2018

Better Quantifying Cyber Exposure Will Help Determine Risk Finance Needs

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As evidenced by the millions of dollars potentially at stake in a cyber event, financing to help an organization recover from a cyber-attack is more important than ever, with serving insurance a key part of the equation.

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June 19th, 2018

Preparedness to Manage Risks

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A majority of organizations are prepared to manage risks as a result of increased use of technology, although a few report being significantly prepared. Although treasury and finance professionals are cognizant that increased use of technology will also increase risk exposure, not all organizations are actively addressing the urgency and criticality of being prepared to manage these risks.

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June 6th, 2018

Directors Risk Survey Report 2018

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Guy Carpenter sister company Marsh has introduced their annual Director Risk Survey Report, done in conjunction with the Institute of Directors. The results reflect changes in the evolving local and global risk landscapes - with cyber, IT, talent attraction and retention and the loss of a key person just some of the risks highlighted.

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May 9th, 2018

Digitizing the Risk Function is a Strategic Imperative

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As organizations navigate unpredictable economic headwinds, a rapidly-evolving technology landscape and shifting socio-political and regulatory trends, risk management is becoming an increasingly crucial function. In order for the risk function to properly manage the uncertainty ahead, it is crucial that it recognize the large technology dividend to be gained by leveraging three key capabilities: data, analytics and process automation.

Despite budgetary constraints and lack of support from senior management, the long-term benefits of these technologies both for the risk function and the organization will greatly outweigh their initial costs. “Targeting a Technology Dividend in Risk Management,” a new report from the Marsh & McLennan Companies Asia-Pacific Risk Center and the Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (PARIMA), explains the why and how of digitizing the risk function.

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May 7th, 2018

Maintaining Relevance in the Age of Innovation

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Technology is embedded in nearly every aspect of our lives, including in many businesses’ critical functions. The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is growing exponentially, while many organizations are reaping benefits from “going digital..” An increasing number of companies are exploring the applications of artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and other technologies.

At the same time, risk professionals are tasked with answering critical questions about the risks these technologies present. And while they are generally confident in their ability to answer those questions, their C-suite counterparts are looking for more, according to the 2018 Excellence in Risk Management Survey.

This year’s Excellence in Risk Management survey from Guy Carpenter sister company, Marsh, and RIMS found risk professionals welcoming their role in innovation and embracing their companies’ digital approach.

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