From the monthly archives:

September 2010

Executives at European companies seem to be a bit more confident about their use of the risk management discipline than many other countries. The Federation of European Risk Management Associations’ fifth biennial benchmark surveyed 782 risk managers at companies and public organizations in 19 European countries. The following are the results: 78% of European risk [...]

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I was lucky enough to attend a lecture Friday afternoon at Columbia University on the topic of geoengineering. Speaking on the issue were Eli Kintisch, author of Hack the Planet — Science’s Best Hope — or Worst Nightmare — for Averting Climate Catastrophe and Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of [...]

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NBC chief exec Jeff Zucker today told his employees that he will be leaving the network — not of his own volition — as soon as the company’s pending merger with Comcast is complete, something that is expected to occur right around the end of the year. Even as he said he accepted the logic [...]

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Today is your last chance to weigh in on Business Insurance‘s 2010 Readers Choice Awards for the best in commercial insurance. They have been doing the awards since 2005 and they always receive a lot of debate. Vote now or forever hold your peace. These were the 2009 recipients. Best Property Insurer: Zurich Financial Services [...]

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