Attendees at the Feb. 17 session will learn about:

  • physical risks in complex supply chains

  • loss prevention in climate-sensitive economic sectors

  • best practices for reporting on risk management implementation

Dr. Louis Gritzo, vice president and manager of research at commercial property insurer FM Global, will be one of the panelists at the upcoming Economist Climate Risk North America 2022 summit. In a session titled, “Addressing physical risks in complex supply chains,” which will be streamed to virtual attendees on Thursday, Feb. 17, 3–3:45 p.m. EST, Dr. Gritzo will provide valuable insights about the pandemic’s effect on climate risk management in complex supply chains, strategies for risk management implementation reporting, and ways to maximize opportunities in climate-sensitive economic sectors.

The panel discussion, moderated by Kathy Baughman McLeod, director, Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, will also include three leaders from the supply chain and sustainability fields: Chris Ettery, director, corporate sustainability, Dell Technologies; Kirstie McIntyre, sustainability director, global supply chain and procurement, Diageo; and Linzell Harris, senior vice president, global supply chain and strategy, AstraZeneca.

Read more about the session and event.

About Economist Climate Risk North America 2022
The Economist’s Climate Risk North America 2022 summit will virtually bring together sustainability and finance executives, investors, regulators, policymakers and scientists to discuss the effect of climate-related risks on businesses as well as strategies for responding.

About FM Global
Established nearly two centuries ago, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management and the resilience of its client-owners. These owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organizations, including one of every three Fortune 1000 companies. They work with FM Global to better understand the hazards that can impact their business continuity in order to make cost-effective risk management decisions, combining property loss prevention with insurance protection.