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Climate Risk and Your Path to Resilience
22 July 2021 | Feature Article

Climate Risk and Your Path to Resilience

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Concerns over climate risk and the increasing threat from natural hazards continue to top corporate board agendas. What is the link between a changing climate and the frequency and severity of natural hazard events? To address these issues, FM Global’s...
Unsecured Innovation Threatens Our Economic Recovery and Resilience
16 June 2021 | Feature Article

Unsecured Innovation Threatens Our Economic Recovery and Resilience

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We’ve seen in the past year how the global pandemic is accelerating technology adoption as companies innovate to compete in an increasingly digital economy to meet evolving consumer demands. This is a positive development and will enhance the global economy’s recovery and its long-term sustainability. Pankaj Thareja, Senior Cyber Consultant at FM Global talks about how the risk of digital transformation and implementation of new and innovative digital technologies when inappropriate safeguards are not done, can come at a very real financial and operational costs.
Q&A: FM Global’s Tan Hian Hong talks recovery and resilience
06 May 2021 | Feature Article

Q&A: FM Global’s Tan Hian Hong talks recovery and resilience

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InsuranceAsia News (IAN) recently caught up with Tan Hian Hong, vice president and client service manager – FM Global Asia, to discuss the impact of outlier events like the Ever Given incident on insurance rates. Other topics discussed include loss prevention and resilience in a post-pandemic world and the future of the insurance industry as the region begins a long recovery from Covid-19.
Special Report: Supply Chains
16 March 2021 | Feature Article

Special Report: Supply Chains

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A new balance will have to be struck between efficiency and resilience going forward, thought participants at our virtual roundtable In January, over 20 risk managers based in Singapore and Malaysia and from a variety of different industry sectors,...
Hidden Lessons From Asia's Economic Rebound
04 February 2021 | Feature Article

Hidden Lessons From Asia's Economic Rebound

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China is the only major economy to report positive economic growth in 2020, a year that saw a global recession because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Other regions of Asia are clearly on the right track with a positive outlook for 2021.
The Effect Of COVID-19 On The Property Insurance Market
15 January 2021 | Feature Article

The Effect Of COVID-19 On The Property Insurance Market

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The "state of the market" has been a regular agenda item in any broker, insurer or risk manager meeting lately. In the last couple of years, pretty much every industry player has produced reports, articles, or papers to explain why the market has changed, to try to define how long this "hardness" would last and to advise risk managers and insurance buyers on how to react to the new situation.
Our Most-Read Articles of 2020
09 December 2020 | Feature Article

Our Most-Read Articles of 2020

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We hear you loud and clear. Wherever you are and whatever you do, the novel coronavirus threatened your business somehow this year. In fact, 7 of our 10 most-read articles of 2020 relate to various phases of the pandemic.
Climate Change Is Threatening Your Company's Building
04 December 2020 | Feature Article

Climate Change Is Threatening Your Company's Building

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As the impacts of climate change become more extreme and widespread, FM Global has a message for building owners: Insurance can’t save you. From businesses located in flood zones to property at risk from wildfire or sea level rise, the physical infrastructure holding up many companies is increasingly vulnerable to extreme weather and events driven by the changing climate.
Why Business Resilience Must Begin With a Cultural Shift
08 October 2020 | Feature Article

Why Business Resilience Must Begin With a Cultural Shift

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The companies that recover quickly from a crisis most likely have leaders who recognise that resilience is good business. A resilient organisation structures its business to ensure that it can meet its minimum needs to survive if disaster strikes. Such a cultural shift can only succeed if it gets the full support of the board, executive management, and key stakeholders.
Property risk in a post-pandemic economy
01 October 2020 | Feature Article

Property risk in a post-pandemic economy

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Asia was the first region to confront COVID-19 and its businesses the first to confront unparalleled stress on property assets, supply chains, technology infrastructure and people. FM Global’s Mr Nantha Marimuthu and Ms Yong Seek Ying shares on the changing face of property risk, especially in idle facilities.
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