will bring together business leaders from around the globe to discuss how embracing risk, not avoiding it, will help meet strategic goals
Company supports first-ever awareness day dedicated to smarter risk management - EVP and General Manager, Loren Padelford, to take part in Virtual Summit on World Risk Day
Fairfax County, VA, May 24, 2012 – Active Risk, the first Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) solution provider to drive business performance by enabling organizations to manage risk more effectively, today announced that it is a Founding Supporter of World Risk Day. Taking place on June 26, 2012, World Risk Day is the first-ever awareness day to provide a global forum for business leaders to share best practices on how taking smarter risks drives corporate strategy, improves business confidence and grows profits. Other supporters include leading risk and project associations RIMS, IRM, MPA and AFERM.
As a supporter of World Risk Day, Active Risk will be taking part in the World Risk Day Virtual Summit – a free online event consisting of a series of webinars and webcasts that will take place around the globe throughout the day. Active Risk will also contribute resources to the World Risk Day Resource Center and the World Risk Day blog.
“We are a passionate supporter of World Risk Day,” commented Loren Padelford, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Active Risk. “In an economic environment that is becoming increasingly ‘risk phobic’, the first-ever World Risk Day on June 26 will bring together business leaders from around the globe to discuss how embracing risk, not avoiding it, will help meet strategic goals, drive innovation and achieve competitive advantage.”
Key highlights of World Risk Day include:
• WorldRiskDay.com resource center → The online resource center features a consolidation of the most relevant and informative risk information from all over the world.
• World Risk Day blog → The World Risk Day blog will cover the hottest topics related to enterprise risk management and feature expert commentary from guest bloggers.
• World Risk Day benchmark survey → How well is your organization managing risk? Participants who fill out the World Risk Day benchmark survey at WorldRiskDay.com will gain access to the results for a better understanding of how their organization’s risk maturity compares to others around the globe. The survey is sponsored by Active Risk.
• World Risk Day Virtual Summit → The World Risk Day Virtual Summit is a free event consisting of a series of webinars and webcasts for CFOs, risk professionals and project professionals. Led by industry experts, the Summit will hit upon critical risk management issues and opportunities.
To learn more about World Risk Day or to join as a supporter, please visit www.worldriskday.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Active Risk
Active Risk is the first Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) solution provider to drive business performance by allowing organizations to manage risk more effectively. With Active Risk, executives have a truly comprehensive view of their organization’s risk and opportunities, enabling them to make better-informed decisions and create a competitive advantage. Active Risk is the Enterprise Risk Management solution provider of choice for the world’s leading companies in aerospace and defense, engineering and construction, energy and mining, government, and other industries. Customers include Northrop Grumman, ALSTOM, Rio Tinto, Westinghouse, Bechtel, Leighton Construction, NASA, and EADS, among others.
Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners. Active Risk is listed on the FTSE AIM Index (Stock Symbol: ARI).
For further information and a detailed view of Active Risk's products and services visit www.activerisk.com or call +44 (0)1628 582500 (EMEA/Asia Pacific), +1 703 673 9580 (Americas) or +61 2 9037 0150 (Australia).
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