Insights on emerging and long-term risks

|Insights on emerging and long-term risks

Autonomous Machines

CROF ERI 2017 - Autonomous Machines Position Paper Autonomous machines increasingly feature in business’s and people’s everyday lives. With exponential advances expected in the next few years in artificial intelligence, robotics and data-supporting infrastructure, autonomous [...]

Autonomous Machines 2018-02-22T12:16:34+00:00

ERI Risk Radar 2016

The CRO Forum’s Emerging Risk Initiative is committed to continuously improve risk management and identify emerging risks within the insurance industry. The Emerging Risk Initiative identified the current emerging risk which are expected to have [...]

ERI Risk Radar 2016 2017-05-22T19:34:09+00:00

Water Risk

Water risks are often underestimated, disregarded or simply ignored. They represent major emerging risks for the re/insurance industry and for global society in terms of scarcity, pollution, health, treatment, conflicts, regulatory and reputational risks. Water [...]

Water Risk 2017-06-01T12:49:08+00:00

Pushing the limits – Managing risk in a faster taller, bigger world

Pushing the limits - Managing risk in a faster taller, bigger world Our world is moving into unprecedented technological dimensions, with new records being set almost every day. High-speed trains are getting ever faster, buildings [...]

Pushing the limits – Managing risk in a faster taller, bigger world 2017-05-10T20:05:28+00:00

Environmental, Social and Governance factors in Country Risk Management – a new horizon

This paper is the fourth blueprint in our series on managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges in business transactions, focusing on the core functions of the insurance industry – risk transfer and investments. Environmental, [...]

Environmental, Social and Governance factors in Country Risk Management – a new horizon 2017-05-10T20:05:28+00:00

Endocrine Disruptors

Human and animal life is widely exposed to many artificial substances that interfere with the sensitively constructed hormonal system. Substances that interfere with hormones are called Endocrine Disrupting compounds/chemicals (EDC). EDCs are a truly emerging [...]

Endocrine Disruptors 2012-11-28T22:47:14+00:00

Power blackouts pose growing challenge to society and industry: urgent action is needed

A study by the Chief Risk Officer’s (CRO) Forum has found that the risk of large scale power disruptions is set to increase due to the growing interconnectedness of electricity grids, changing mix of power sources and aging infrastructure

Power blackouts pose growing challenge to society and industry: urgent action is needed 2017-05-10T20:05:29+00:00