Tag: impact

BC Management’s 7th Edition Event Impact Management Assessment

Participate in BC Management's 7th Edition Event Impact Management Assessment before 22 January 2018 and receive your complimentary report.

Major environmental disasters: August 2017

Hurricane Harvey is likely to be one of the costliest natural disasters in the USA. See the list of major environmental disasters in August 2017.

Cyclone Zeus’ loss estimated at 284 million euros

The revised loss estimate the property insurance market from Cyclone Zeus in France is up and it goes up to 284M euros. Natural disaster can be costly!

Major environmental disasters: July 2017

Relentless seasonal flooding that began in mid-June resulted in continued fatalities and damage across parts of Asia in July, causing an estimated US$11 billion in economic losses, according to Impact Forecasting’s latest Global Catastrophe Recap report. Impact Forecasting noted that the greatest flooding impacts in Asia were recorded in China, where the Ministry of Civil ...

More than half of UK business owners still unaware of GDPR

A staggering 84% of small UK business owners are unaware of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Shred-it's seventh annual Security Tracker research. The firm surveyed 1000 owners of small companies in the UK and discovered that whilst 87% claimed to have at least some understanding of their industry's legal requirements, just ...

AgriShield, a new risk management tool for Canadian farmers

Canadian farmers will soon have another tool in their toolbox for dealing with risk on the farm. The federal government invested $786,921 towards the development of an online resource to help farmers manage uncontrollable challenges, according to a May 25 release. Farm Management Canada will develop AgriShield to monitor a variety of farm risks, including ...

Major environmental disasters: January 2017

Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report. This evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred around the world during January 2017. The report highlights the multiple severe weather outbreaks that killed 27 people in the United States during January, ...