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Risk Knowledge is a searchable library of relevant information for today's risk professionals. Available materials include RIMS Executive Reports, survey findings, contributed articles, industry research, benchmarking data and more.



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The Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder Value: An Empirical Test of the Risk Management Hypothesis
Do shareholders gain when managers disperse corporate resources through activities classified as corporate social responsibility (CSR) Strategy scholars have recently developed a theoretical model that links such activities to shareholder value when a firm suffers a negative event.
Author:  Paul C. Godfrey, Craig B. Merrill, Jared M. Hansen
Date: October 9, 2013
2013 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report
A key issue facing the insurance industry and insureds is the pending December 31, 2014, expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (TRIPRA), commonly known as TRIA.**PLEASE REGISTER FOR FREE AT TO READ ENTIRE ARTICLE**
Author:  Tarique Nagee, Steven Koehler
Date: April 30, 2013
Managing Risk on the New Frontiers of Energy Exploration
We evaluate the changing risk landscape for companies involved in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons from previously untapped reserves.
Author:  William Bruce & Jay Syrett
Date: April 25, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: MiddleAfricaRES, NorthRES, LatinRES, GlobalRES, eures
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Central to Traveling Safely
To help keep employees safe when traveling, businesses should not underestimate the importance of centralizing travel bookings—a dedicated department or agency to make business travel arrangements for employees.
Author:  Dominick Zenzola
Date: February 8, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: NorthRES, GlobalRES
Type: Article
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Equivalence in reinsurance treatment, group solvency and group supervision under Solvency II
Solvency II will regulate (re)insurance companies and groups within the European Economic Area (EEA). The question arises how to treat dependencies with companies outside the EEA. To address this question the concept of equivalence between regulatory regimes has been introduced. This will have an
Author:  Swiss Re
Date: January 1, 2011
Category: Global
Keywords: NorthRES, EuropeRES, GlobalRES, BRIC
Type: White Paper
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Costly Caribbean
Due to climate change, hurricanes could cost Caribbean nations up to 9% of annual GDP by 2030.
Author:  Emily Holbrook
Date: October 1, 2010