This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.




  Mobile version    RSS    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit Dec. 20, 2012

Advertisement
Home   Membership   Education   Conferences   Resources   External Affairs   Contact Us      


MexiPass International Insurance Services, LLC


MexiPass is the leading MGA, Underwriting Manager & Risk Management Solutions provider for risks of American entities in Mexico.
MORE

 



The challenges of managing a global supply base
Supply Chain Digital    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For more than two decades companies have been pushing the boundaries on globalization of the supply base. For years, of course, the main driver was "low cost country sourcing" and pushing down costs. Today, however, companies are just as likely to be building out their global supply base to ensure close proximity to critical emerging markets — or as a part of a strategic risk mitigation program. More



Why investing in online security makes sense for small to medium-size businesses
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In an era in which cybercrime and other web-based threats pose a major risk to businesses of all sizes, smaller organizations with limited IT budgets are in a particularly perilous position. Despite rising threats, small to medium-size businesses are largely unaware of the risks they face. Yet as more businesses turn to cloud computing, virtualization, social media and bring your own device initiatives to boost productivity and reduce IT costs, security should be a paramount concern. More

Nestlé helps farmers adapt to climate change
Financial    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nestlé's work to help cocoa and coffee farmers adapt to environmental challenges has been recognized as an example of best practice by the United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change. The company believes one of the best ways it can support farmers in preserving crops vulnerable to the effects of climate change is by training them to alter their production methods while improving the impacts of their activities. More

Looking beyond emerging markets to 'frontier' economies
Tuoitre News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With China, Brazil and India hitting icy patches on their economic growth paths, investing in even younger emerging markets looks promising. The so-called "frontier" economies offer diversification and profit opportunities as big global investors look for low-cost labor and resources. More



Keeping it relative: Succession planning for family businesses
ThomasNet Industrial News Room    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Family-owned businesses come with an extra set of challenges, particularly when it's time to pass the reins to a new generation. That's why effective succession planning is crucial for any family-run business. More

Turn your online critics into fans
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Would you go back to a business where you saw the owner angrily confront a customer? Probably not. Which is why most business owners, even when faced with rude customers, force a smile and deal patiently with the problem. Yet many owners think nothing of going toe-to-toe with critical customers in social media forums like Facebook and Yelp. As many have found, it's almost always a crucial mistake. More

Top HR trends for 2013
Business 2 Community    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The coming year promises to be one of change when it comes to the way businesses take care of the HR and payroll needs. Past years have seen a great deal of diversity, even within a single company, in how these things are handled. Not all these trends are going to be simple measures for the average HR department to tackle. The sooner you begin implementing these changes into your HR and payroll processes, though, the faster they will begin to have a positive impact on your business. More

4 critical steps boards must take before the next storm
Habitat magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If your co-op or condo board hasn't given it thought before, Hurricane Sandy brought home the point with intense winds. Buildings need to have an emergency preparedness plan. It's not just about stocking up on flashlights or buying a generator; it's also about going over documents such as insurance policies so that you know what is and isn't covered, and taking steps to avoid not just physical disaster but financial disaster. More

Safeguarding midsize businesses
The Huffington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
VideoBrief How big is your company? It doesn't really matter if you have the right resources available; in fact, the right tools can help smaller organizations not only survive, but thrive in today's competitive economic environment. IBM Smarter Analytics and business partner, Argos Risk, work together to lessen financial risk by providing users with insights into their creditors, suppliers and partners. By using this technology, consumers are able to take advantage of available information, analyze it to find relevant patterns, and therefore make more informed business decisions. More


 

RiskWire
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Lisa Smith, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2644 
Contribute news

This edition of the RiskWire was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Visit go.rims.org/RiskWire to learn how you can sign-up to receive RiskWire.
Recent issues
Dec. 18, 2012
Dec. 13, 2012
Dec. 11, 2012
Dec. 6, 2012



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063