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Cambridge News: Pandemics, cyber attack and geo-conflict

The Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies hosted an event at CJBS last week analysing the economic risks of multi-trillion dollar catastrophic scenarios. Risk professionals from insurance, academia and industry came together to examine the potential effect of situations like an…

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Lloyds.com: Cassandras and catastronomics

The Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies hosted an event at CJBS last week analysing the economic risks of multi-trillion dollar catastrophic scenarios. Risk professionals from insurance, academia and industry came together to examine the potential effect of situations like an…

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Cyber catastrophe, pandemics and geopolitical conflict

A cyber catastrophe, a geopolitical conflict between Japan and China and a human pandemic are the scenarios in the spotlight at the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies’ seminar on emerging risks, taking place in Cambridge on Thursday 20 March. The…

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The Conversation: Big data reveals the business risk posed by unreported Ukraine protests

Joshua Wallace, Research Associate at the Centre for Risk Studies at CJBS and co-founder of Accelerate Cambridge start-up Cytora, investigates what risk businesses face in Ukraine and other hot spots and shows how accurate data about unrest can help businesses…

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Economy Watch: Why a China – Japan conflict will cause a global economic catastrophe

Andrew Coburn, Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, explores the consequences of a potential China-Japan conflict, presenting the Centre’s findings on how severe such a crisis could be, and what businesses should be thinking about to manage…

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Putting a price on our future

Helping big businesses consider their impact on the environment is leading to a re-evaluation of activities to combine profitability with sustainability. How can businesses value and manage their dependencies and impacts on the natural world? How can banks be encouraged…

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Professor Walter W. Powell, Stanford University: Don’t have too much faith in single rules and single organisations

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Michelle Tuveson, Centre for Risk Studies: The duality of risk

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Dr Louise Pryor, Centre for Risk Studies: Because models are simplifications they are bound to be wrong

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Simon Ruffle, Centre for Risk Studies: New cyber threats emerge every month

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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