The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) is the world’s leading enterprise-wide risk education Institute. We are independent, well-respected advocates of the risk profession, owned by practising risk professionals. IRM passionately believes in the importance of risk management and that investment in education and continuing professional development leads to more effective risk management.
We provide qualifications, short courses and events at a range of levels from introductory to expert. IRM supports risk professionals by providing the skills and tools needed to put theory into practice in order to deal with the demands of a constantly changing, sophisticated and challenging business environment. We operate internationally, with members and students in over 90 countries, drawn from a variety of risk-related disciplines and a wide range of industries.
As a not-for-profit organisation, IRM reinvests any surplus from its activities in the development of international qualifications, membership, short courses and events.
Joint Statement from the Institute of Risk Management and Anti-Slavery UK
Recent reports allege that Nestlé and Jacobs Douwe Egberts may have inadvertently used slave labour due to the source of unknown beans ending up in their coffee. It is reported that they do not know all of the names of plantations in their supply chain.
Dr Ian Livsey, Chief Executive of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) comments:
“All businesses are under a legal obligation to be able to check and verify the robustness of their supply chains. It is imperative, especially given the recent launch of the recent Modern Slavery Act 2015, that businesses consider supply chain risks as part of their enterprise wide business models.
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