Risk Management

Founded in January of 1954, Risk Management is a monthly magazine that features news and industry analysis for corporate risk managers. The magazine has a circulation of 16,000 readers and is published by the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. Morgan O'Rourke is Editor-in-Chief. Jared Wade is Editor. Bill Coffin is Publisher/Editorial Director.

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 7, July

A New York State of Mind
On April 23rd of this year in New York, the Governor's Program Bill No. 46, herein after referred to as S5525, was referred to the Senate Insurance Committee. Governor Pataki's probusiness engine--domiciled within the insurance department--has produced...
A New York State of Mind
On April 23rd of this year in New York, the Governor's Program Bill No. 46, herein after referred to as S5525, was referred to the Senate Insurance Committee. Governor Pataki's probusiness engine-domiciled within the insurance department-has produced...
A View from Above
Advanced satellites reduce risk There's a new buzz in tech-savvy circles: remote sensing. And if you're a risk manager, you'd better take note. The earth observation industry is planning to take the resources of your profession to new heights. ...
A View from Above: Advanced Satellites Reduce Risk
There's a new buzz in tech-savvy circles: remote sensing. And if you're a risk manager, you'd better take note. The earth observation industry is planning to take the resources of your profession to new heights. To inaugurate the new millennium, three...
A Word from the Editor
ONE OF THE INTERESTING-AND POSITIVE-DEVELOPMENTS that has taken place in the corporate realm is a growing willingness to embrace the benefits of environmental awareness. The proliferation of organizations and programs devoted to this end is a sure sign...
Continental Breakfast
Proponents of the single European currency have held from the very beginning that the euro would help to strengthen the EU economy as a whole and create an alternative to the dollar and the yen as currency of choice for global transactions. The introduction...
Ecosurfing
Whether or not responsibility for environmental exposures figures largely in your day-to-day work, familiarity with the challenges particular to your industry is important. Better methods, cleaner processes and mutually beneficial techniques are being...
Executive Forum
The Roman God Janus was blessed with the ability to look forward and backward at the same time. With 1999 well underway, this is a good opportunity for RIMS to do the same: look back on a rich history, encompassing almost fifty years, and ahead to...
EXPANDING Environmental Risk Management
DuPont has reduced toxic releases 74 percent since 1987, halved its landfill waste, and cut its $1 billion per year waste treatment bill by $200 million. 3M's Pollution Prevention Pays program, one of the first corporate-wide efforts to avoid waste...
From the Ground Up
Notes on Environmental Management During the past twenty-five years there has been a significant increase in public awareness of the harmful effects on human health and the environment from uncontrolled releases of hazardous substances and pollutants...
M&A: On New Ground
Over $1.6 trillion in mergers and acquisitions were completed in the United States in 1998, and high-level deal-making is expected to continue as companies take advantage of the stable economy, low interest rates and a single European currency. While...
Preventing a Toxic Legacy
A "toxic legacy" is how the Wall Street Journal recently termed the railroad industry's past environmental practices and the resulting contamination. The report did not paint a pretty picture, highlighting the industry's handling of hazardous materials...
Surveying the Territories
China. Russia. Latin America. Asia. These are the world's emerging markets. But in their present state, the potential risks are enormous. Speaking at a RIMS New York Chapter Breakfast Seminar, Marsh vice president of global specialty services Heidi...
The Fire Fight
New Approach to an Old Threat Fires in commercial buildings cause billions of dollars in damages and injure thousands of people. Poor maintenance is often the culprit in power plants, factories and other industrial facilities. But a dangerous lack...
The Fire Fight: New Approach to an Old Threat
Fires in commercial buildings cause billions of dollars in damages and injure thousands of people. Poor maintenance is often the culprit in power plants, factories and other industrial facilities. But a dangerous lack of awareness compounds the problem...
Waves of the Future
What is a risk manager? This question reverberated throughout the recent RIMS annual conference in Dallas. The coincident release of a report by Tillinghast-Towers Perrin predicting the demise of the traditional risk manager contributed to a slight...
What's New
Road Map to Compliance ENSR International has developed a customized environmental, health and safety (EH&S) tool to evaluate corporate risk and improve remediation and compliance efforts. The Road Map[TM] provides executive and line management...
Year 2000 Sector Specific Update
Insurers: According to some, the outlook for insurers has taken a downturn. Weiss Ratings, Inc. indicates that 25.7 percent have made inadequate remediation progress. This is attributed to insurance regulators' leniency with deadlines. Experts at A.M....
Year 2000 Update Sector Specific
Insurers: According to some, the outlook for insurers has taken a downturn. Weiss Ratings, Inc. indicates that 25.7 percent have made inadequate remediation progress. This is attributed to insurance regulators' leniency with deadlines. Experts at...

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