Europe cracks down on forced labour

The European Union plans to crack down on forced labour by banning products made by victims of modern slavery.

The proposals cover products made in the European Union (EU) and imports that use such labour. They target goods in Read more

ESG disclosure needs more detail

ESG disclosure by US fund managers needs more detail if it is to be meaningful, according to market insight consultancy Util.

It said managers using the UN Sustainable Development Goals must report on the Environment, Social and Governance Read more

World@RISK: Climate Change & ESG Forum

StrategicRISK and the Institute of Risk Management [IRM] are delighted to be working in partnership to deliver a new series of events for professionals who manage risk and resilience for their business and all those handling Read more

Vacancy – Chief Risk Officer – Cayman Islands Government

Chief Risk Officer – Cayman Islands Government

Institute of Risk Management (IRM) publishes Climate Change Risk Management Framework & Guidance one month ahead of COP26

This is the first time the IRM has published a guidance report focused solely on climate change for risk managers. This marks an important formal recognition of the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues to global business Read more

Data centres facing longer-term cooling challenges

The growth of data centres to process exponential volumes of traffic mean that those facilities are facing longer-term cooling challenges, according to a recent report by Aggreko the energy business.

Its report – Mission Critical – says that while Read more

Disruption, uncertainty and the role of risk management in the energy and renewables sector

This publication, by Grant Griffiths, Deputy Chair of the IRM Energy and Renewables SIG, explores the latest industry trends and challenges and risk management’s crucial role in underpinning the future success of the global energy sector. Alexander Larsen, CFIRM, Read more

Putting customers and safety first

Additional safety measures will be in place when specialist insurer Ecclesiastical’s risk management team (IRM group scheme member) returns to field based work from July 13.

Following a thorough risk assessment, the Gloucester based insurer’s frontline teams will once Read more