RIMS paper says risk managers and IT must boost collaboration

RIMS paper says risk managers and IT must boost collaboration

RIMS paper says risk managers and IT must boost collaboration

A new whitepaper from RIMS says risk managers and IT professionals still struggle to communicate on digital risks. It lays out ways for the two functions to better collaborate and speak the same language to close the protection gap. The Bridging the Digital Risk Gap paper by RIMS and ISACA, an international association focused on IT governance, says risk management and…

RIMS presents top Canadian risk management award to Jim Swanson

RIMS presents top Canadian risk management award to Jim Swanson

RIMS presents top Canadian risk management award to Jim Swanson

RIMS Ontario Chapter (ORIMS) has awarded its highest risk management honour to Jim Swanson for his work as director of insurance and risk management at the province of Manitoba. Mr Swanson was presented the Donald M Stuart Award, which has been handed out each year to celebrate contributions to Canada’s risk management profession, at the RIMS Canada Conference. “Throughout my…

RIMS poll reveals concerns over future of risk management talent

RIMS poll reveals concerns over future of risk management talent

RIMS poll reveals concerns over future of risk management talent

Just 32% of businesses believe their risk management teams are ready to tackle future challenges, according to the RIMS Risk Management Talent 2025 Report, with 94% identifying the need for new skills during the next five years. A joint initiative between US risk management association RIMS, Chubb, The Hartford and Willis Towers Watson, the report highlights the need to build…

Nominations open for European Risk Management Awards 2020

Nominations open for European Risk Management Awards 2020

Nominations open for European Risk Management Awards 2020

Nominations have opened for the European Risk Management Awards 2020, with new categories and website developed to meet the growing needs of the risk community. During the last three years, the European Risk Management Awards have achieved their aim of promoting the role of European risk managers to a wider audience. They have recognised and rewarded best practice among risk…

GRC survey suggests lack of ERM integration

GRC survey suggests lack of ERM integration

GRC survey suggests lack of ERM integration

A new governance, risk and compliance (GRC) survey suggests that enterprise risk management (ERM) is not as integrated as it could be in many companies, with the majority of respondents only ‘somewhat confident’ in their ability to manage risk. The survey by Riskonnect polled 113 risk, compliance and audit executives from around the world to get a better sense of…

Parima teams up with MAXIS GBN in Beijing for focus on employee benefits

Parima teams up with MAXIS GBN in Beijing for focus on employee benefits

Parima teams up with MAXIS GBN in Beijing for focus on employee benefits

The Pan-Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association (Parima) is this week supporting an event focused on employee benefits for risk managers in Beijing, organised by MAXIS Global Benefits Network (Maxis GBN) and its local partner ICBC AXA. Risk and insurance managers in Europe and North America are becoming increasingly involved in the management and transfer of employee benefits, as multinationals…

RIMS continues Indian expansion with launch of certification programme with Tata AIG

RIMS continues Indian expansion with launch of certification programme with Tata AIG

RIMS continues Indian expansion with launch of certification programme with Tata AIG

US risk management society RIMS and Indian insurer Tata AIG General Insurance, the joint venture between Tata Group and AIG, have agreed to jointly develop a RIMS-CRMP Certification prep course to offer risk management training in India. The move forms part of a wider effort by RIMS to expand into the Asia-Pacific region, notably so far focused on India, China,…

Risk management not valued by 40% of South African companies

Risk management not valued by 40% of South African companies

Risk management not valued by 40% of South African companies

Almost 40% of South African risk managers have said risk management is not valued by their organisation. Responding to a survey from the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA), 39.96% of risk managers said risk management was not valued in their organisation. As part of the 2019 annual member survey, 448 respondents were asked: “What obstacles do you encounter…

Ferma says new EC climate change reporting guidelines stress business case for risk managers

Ferma says new EC climate change reporting guidelines stress business case for risk managers

Ferma says new EC climate change reporting guidelines stress business case for risk managers

Ferma has welcomed the new guidelines on corporate climate-related information reporting published by the European Commission last week. It said the guidelines further state the “strong business case” for the risk management community in this increasingly important area. The guidance advises roughly 6,000 EU-listed firms, banks and insurance companies covered by the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) on how they…

Risk managers need to up game on sustainability risks

Risk managers need to up game on sustainability risks

Risk managers need to up game on sustainability risks

As reporting requirements and corporate exposures to climate change and social upheaval increase, risk managers will need to engage more with environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, according to a number of risk management bodies. Despite growing awareness of ESG-related risks among investors and at a board level, risk managers in many organisations have yet to engage with ERG risks.…

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