Women presenting their demands to the elected ward of their district.
To help ensure that environmental and health services are available in slums, Indian women are asserting their rights thanks to solidarity networks and non-confrontational approaches.
Paris “under water” and other European cities facing drastic climate change should trigger planners to think urban spaces differently.
In the future, Europe will suffer from more heat waves as well as extreme rainfall, presenting new challenges for planners and health care services. Building resilient cities can help.
The CBA board, headed by Catherine Livingstone, is ultimately responsible for the bank’s risk management.
CBA's risk management strategy clearly states that responsibility rests with the board of the bank for any wrongdoing.
The record level of the price-to-earnings ratio for equities is increasingly worrying. But how do we determine whether the price of a stock – or an exchange – is valued at its fair price or overvalued?
We know running is better for you than lounging but how might it affect our lifespan?
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Humans are much worse at guessing risk than we think we are. Now there is an app designed to help us avoid rushing toward an early grave.
Interstate 69 in Humble, Texas is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.
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Many people may have stayed put during Hurricane Harvey because no storm that big had struck Texas since 1961. But like New Orleans after Katrina, Texas is likely to be much better prepared next time.
Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum founder, holds his book about the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
New technologies are developing with exponential velocity, breadth and depth. Their systemic impact is likely to be profound.
The Australian Prudential Regulation should be put up for a capability review.
Just when we all thought that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) had already won the race to be most ineffective regulator of the year, up pops the Australian Prudential Regulation…
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A list of 10 new technologies poised to transform our lives provides a chance to think about any related risks sooner than later. Reconceptualizing "value" changes what responsible development means.
Shattered windows after multiple explosions at a Brussels airport in Zaventem.
The deadly terror attack in Brussels raises the issue of safety and security at airports. But this is more about our approach to risk in any areas where people are known to gather.
Short sighted: business leaders need to take the long view of tackling risk at Davos.
Food and water crises, energy price shocks and extreme weather are all problems for business – it's time companies did more to tackle them
The Kulluk, Shell’s Arctic offshore drilling platform, was grounded in 2013 after efforts by the US Coast Guard and tug vessel crews to move the vessel to a safe harbor during a winter storm.
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Shell is going back to the Arctic to explore offshore drilling, but the company and the Department of Interior are not using the best practices for avoiding the risk of a spill.
Bans don’t work.
A few doors down from my house, a man is selling drugs. He has herbs to smoke that could leave me happy and stoned and various white powders to ingest that could keep me partying all night. All this would…