Finally! Financial Benchmarks that Make a Difference

Jason Mumm, global director of financial, commercial and risk services: If you are a Fortune 500 company – or indeed any publicly traded firm – and want to know how your enterprise is performing relative to your industry, it’s a simple matter of dialing up... read more

Flood Mitigation – A Sure Bet Investment

Darrin Punchard, AICP, CFM, principal consultant: Today, in an era of having to do more with less, decision makers at all government levels are seeking low risk and high reward investments of their time and money. When it comes to evaluating the return on investing in... read more

What it Means to “Fund Depreciation”

Jason Mumm, global director of financial, commercial and risk services For many, the financial world is a mysterious place where good people and great ideas go to meet their untimely demise, or worse, an audit. For many utilities, financial constraints loom large and... read more

Insights from the ND-GAIN Annual Meeting

Loren Labovitch, director of emerging market growth Early in November, I had the opportunity to speak at the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The yearly gathering brings together thought leaders from the private, public... read more

Karst: Mining within a maze

Pat Corser, MWH Canada country manager, was recently quoted in an article discussing Karst in CIM Magazine written by Ian Ewing. Click here to read the full... read more

A Climate of Change in Flood Risk Management

The late Gilbert F. White, known worldwide as the father of floodplain management, declared in his doctoral dissertation, “Floods are acts of God, but flood losses are largely acts of man.” That was in 1942. More than seven decades later, flood losses continue to... read more