P&G Changes Tide Packaging After Poisoning

Just when you think these kind of stories are over, there comes this in today’s WSJ.com: “Procter & Gamble Co. PG -0.13% will add a double latch lid to […]

Supply Chain Integrity at Product Level: New Article Published

I have just published, along with my co-author Justin Picard (Chief Scientist at Advanced Track and Trace in France), a new article on product level […]

GM Food Debate Stirs in US

Excellent piece in NYT.com today by AMY HARMON and ANDREW POLLACK regarding the growing drive to label genetically modified (“GM”) food in the US. Quote: “For more than a decade, […]

Online Seminar: Managing energy costs in energy intensive industries – best practice and tools for maximising profit margins

Online Seminar: Managing energy costs in energy intensive industries – best practice and tools for maximising profit margins

Managing energy costs in energy intensive industries – best practice and tools for maximising profit margins
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2012 
Start time: 2.30pm BST 

With ever escalating energy prices eroding already pressured profit margins, managing energy costs becomes a priority for energy intensive industries world-wide. What strategies exist to mitigate today’s raising energy costs? What are the latest tools available to forecast, assess and manage price risk? 

Join Energy Risk Editor Stella Farrington and a Panel of experts for a Seminar exploring the challenges faced by corporations and find out about key trends and tools in integrated energy risk management

Logistics Management: “Can speculators profit from declining oil?”

Interesting editorial from Derik Andreoli today on Logistics Management web site about the role of speculation in oil prices. Quote: “As a logistics manager, understanding […]

Risk.net: Storms, warm winter, fuel interest in weather derivatives

Weather hedging interest up, according to 17 May piece on Energy Risk site. Intro: “The extreme weather that hit North America recently has spurred interest […]

Risk.net: Why, when and how should loss data be scaled?

Interesting piece in Ops Risk & Regulation on scaling of data in loss analysis. Intro: “An issue for op risk managers is scaling modelling data […]

FT: “Greece is falling out of Europe”

Good piece by Philip Stevens (despite the obvious Scylla and Charybdis reference) on inevitable Greek departure from Euro in May 10 FT. He notes: “This […]

Was Delta Fuel Hedge A Move Right In the Right Direction?

At last week’s SCLA conference in Phoenix a lot of the talk was about Delta Airlnes’s recent purchase of refinery capacity as a hedge against […]

BPI, Pink Slime and Velocity of Risk

At a gathering of SC executives yesterday I mentioned the Velocity of Risk concept and use the current BPI case as an example of why […]