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Jun. 20, 2013


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Sustainable finance: 7 steps to manage reputational risk
GreenBiz
Banks and insurers have a special role to play in the health of our global ecosystem over both the short- and long-term. Their decisions about what projects and organizations to fund essentially make them gatekeepers for sustainable development. That means assessing, managing and reporting on the risks involved in all those decisions.
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Smart buildings 2.0: Business continuity drives microgrids for corporate campuses
Electric Light & Power
One could argue that building automation and the utility-to-commercial building space — let's call it Smart Buildings 1.0 — has matured. The initial concept focused on energy efficiencies, demand response opportunities and how enlightened practices, aided by technology, can improve the bottom line. The next iteration of this idea — let's call it Smart Buildings 2.0 — is when business continuity assumes greater importance.
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The tragic events that have taken place over the last few months, including natural disasters and terrorist attacks, should serve as a reminder that we can never be sure when or where a crisis may next occur. As business leaders, it is our responsibility to ensure our people and properties are protected as much as possible. The first principle in crisis management is to establish a plan.
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The US economic recovery: Long, slow, but still going
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There's a lot to complain about when it comes to the U.S. recovery. Unemployment isn't falling fast enough or far enough. Manufacturing is weak. Gross domestic product is expanding at a modest 2 percent clip. Yet this recovery has one advantage: It keeps going.
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Analysis: Best practices for monitoring property, casualty and worker's comp claims
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In claims management, preventive measures are still the best way to control costs. However, claims are going to occur, so having the right plan in place to manage them becomes critical. A client's claims-management functions can have significant impact on how insurers view the risk during the underwriting process.
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Supplier management and risks: How to handle emergencies
The Strategic Sourceror
The following is a quick look at how supplier management can help qualm some of the negative impacts of taking risks, in very real, practical ways, albeit through a hypothetical situation.
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The importance of a sound risk management plan
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When making any business decision, there are risks that must be measured. Risk management is a key element for any successful business.

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Beware of misclassifying workers as independent contractors
By D. Albert Brannen
If your workforce includes contract employees, freelancers, casual workers or independent contractors by any other title, you should seriously analyze whether such workers should be recategorized as employees.

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When emotions boil over in the workplace: 2 ends of the spectrum
HR Morning
Emotions can run high in today's workplace. And those intense feelings carry some serious consequences.

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A focus on accountability in the public sector
PS News
The recent global financial crisis and its aftershocks forced governments and organizations around the world to rethink how they do business, cutting costs and expenditure while trying to stimulate growth and market share. Most recently, it has also led to increased austerity and accountability in public sector spending in most jurisdictions in Australia. In the public sector, these factors have brought both opportunities and challenges for those who manage and administer agencies. Education and training in governance, risk and compliance has therefore become even more important for executive directors, officers and managers charged with the implementation of governance frameworks.
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Businesses not fully implementing infosec programs
Help Net Security
Small businesses do not fully comprehend the impact a data breach could have and as a result, are not safeguarding sensitive information as thoroughly as they should, according to Shred-it. The 2013 Shred-it Information Security Tracker indicates that an alarming number of small businesses (69 percent) are not aware or don't believe data being lost or stolen would result in financial impact and harm to their businesses credibility. This false sense of security is putting businesses at risk.
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Watching for fraud red flags can seriously boost portfolio returns
Business Insider
Corporate fraud is widespread, even if we only notice it when it blows up, leading to firings, arrests, or lawsuits. In fact, fraud costs 3 percent of enterprise value — and thus stock returns — every year for the average U.S.-listed company, according to recent academic estimates. A new report from GMI Ratings shows that investors can significantly boost returns simply by looking out for certain red flags.
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