Its severity varies significantly with geography: For example, inherent cyber risk has climbed in France over the past year while plummeting in Taiwan, two of the biggest changes in cyber risk in the index.
Cyber risk is just one of the indicators of the index which reflects data related to economics, natural hazards and supply chains, and addresses deep concerns about business risks including political upheaval, fire and hurricanes.
Looking at the rankings Switzerland again holds the top spot in overall resilience in the index, followed by Luxembourg and Sweden — all the same as last year. Haiti is the bottom-ranked country followed by Venezuela and Nepal — also the same order as last year.
“Our mission is to give global business executives powerful intelligence to support their decisions about where to site facilities, what partners to select, and how to manage their risks,” said Thomas A. Lawson, CEO at FM Global.
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