Industrials & Technology

March 16, 2023

Child labor in supply chains. Think about reputation risk management now as a potential differentiator and a competitive advantage.

The U.S. Department of Labor has now launched an investigation and said it will hold not only companies that employ child labor accountable, but the larger, better known companies that have child labor in their supply chains. The new regulatory stakeholders in companies’ supply chains bring with them investors and litigators, who had material financial consequences to activities already being followed by activists.

February 21, 2023

Thoughtful Risk Management and Dutiful Oversight Agenda

The settlement with Activision Blizzard could have widespread implications for how companies choose to manage risk, according to Nir Kossovsky, CEO of Steel City Re, which provides insurance for reputation and assists companies in establishing risk management functions. Kossovsky said that companies should create “reputation risk leadership committees” composed of representatives from “every silo” of the company that interacts with a critical stakeholder group…“No one can argue with thoughtful risk management and dutiful oversight, but you need a demonstrable, effective process to make that claim.”

January 10, 2023

Even the excellent risk management of a fabled pharmaceutical company was challenged by the velocity of social media-amplified risk.

The military, and many corporate leaders, think in terms of an ‘OODA loop’ — the amount of time it takes to Observe, Orient, Decide and Act. We live in an era where weaponized social media has compressed OODA time frame for reputation risk management dramatically, especially when institutional investors are on tenterhooks.

January 3, 2023

The velocity of risk is approaching military-grade speeds.

Reputation risk emerges when the expectations of a critical mass of stakeholders shifts, and the value of favorable expectations transforms into the costs of emotionally-rich disappointment. Twitter’s blue check “chaos” shows that the velocity of reputation risk boosted is approaching military-grade speeds.

October 28, 2022

Mitigating the Hazards of ESG-Linked Enterprise Risk. Two of every 3 directors prefer value-creation through an ESG-linked reputation strategy.

Carnell and Nir are two of the three speakers who will be delivering the general session titled, “Mitigating the Hazards of ESG-Linked Enterprise Risk,” at the RIMS ERM Conference on November 11th at 11:30 am. This session will explore the value proposition of how to manage ERM to mitigate ESG-linked reputation risk strategically. It will focus on the cultural aspects of rounding up the collaborators from legal and communications and risk insurance. Two of every 3 directors prefer value-creation through an ESG-linked reputation strategy.

September 6, 2022

Chicago Risk Forum, 2022 aims to be the premier event for the Chicago RIMS Chapter | engaging, industry leading educational opportunities.

The Chicago Risk Forum, 2022 aims to be the premier event for the Chicago RIMS Chapter, partnering with our greater Midwest Risk Management and Insurance Community. The mission of CRF is to provide engaging, industry leading educational opportunities and the ability to network and build professional relationships within the Risk Management and Insurance industry. CRF …

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