ERM in the Age of Pandemics: History Lessons for Business Leaders – Part VII (The Transition to ISO 31000 Begins With Vocabulary)
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, the field of standardization worked to develop a useable framework to help organizations manage risk and uncertainty in a holistic way. This article traces the conversion of AS/NZS 4360 to ISO 31000 which began in the late 1990s with an interim step to build a basic vocabulary of terms associated with managing risk.
Enterprise Risk Management: A Primer for Business Leaders – Part VI (The Genesis of ISO 31000 in Australia and New Zealand)
The story of ISO 31000 – the best known ERM Standard – begins in 1992 with the collaborative effort of Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand. This article focuses on the important work between 1992 and 2004 by these organizations and how their ERM model known as AS/NZS 4360 became the foundation of ISO 31000.
Part II of our Conversation with Kevin Knight provides an inside look at how Australia and New Zealand developed the first standard for enterprise risk management known as AS/NZS 4360.
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Kevin Knight, a pioneering figure in risk management, joins us from Australia to share the history of ISO 31000, the best known standard for enterprise risk management. In Part I, Kevin shares some insights from his involvement to create the first national standard on ERM in the 1990s and how AS./NZS 4360 became ISO 31000.
Enterprise Risk Management: A Primer for Business Leaders – Part V (The Birth of ISO 31000 in Australia and New Zealand)
Developed over a four period from 2004 to 2009, ISO 31000 has become the national ERM standard in over 50 countries and has been translated into 23 languages. The story of ISO 31000, however, begins in 1992 when Standards Australia announced the first public enquiry on the feasibility of creating an ERM framework. This article begins sharing the important work between 1992 and 2004 in Australia and New Zealand that would serve as the foundation for ISO 31000.
Enterprise Risk Management: A Primer for Business Leaders – Part IV (Contributions from Standards Australia and ISO)
Over the last 30 years, several different fields have attempted to devise frameworks to help organizations manage risk and uncertainty in a holistic way. In this article, we begin to look at the contributions from the international field of standardization which culminated in the creation of the ERM framework known as ISO 31000.
David Gauntlett joins us for a conversation on the intersection of intellectual property, insurance and risk management. In Part III, David discusses various strategic issues that confront IP practitioners and corporate counsel.
Enterprise Risk Management: A Primer for Business Leaders – Part III (Evolution of the Corporate Risk Management Function and the Dawn of ERM, 1990 to 2020)
Until the 1990s, few business leaders thought of risk management as something broader than the procurement and administration of corporate insurance. In this article, we discuss the challenges confronting the new field known as Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) since it has started to emerge over the last 30 years.
Lori Siwik and Mark Siwik are the founders of SandRun Risk. They apply the principles of vertical leadership and lean six sigma to the discipline of risk management. From time to time they share their blog with guest authors who write about important risk management principles.