Risk Management

Risks have serious consequences for society, the economy and companies of all sizes. But the influence of these uncertainties is often underestimated and therefore offers a broad spectrum of research opportunities. The Funk Foundation supports a wide range of innovative project ideas. Here on the website, reports detailing the fascinating results of this research are made available to the public free of charge.

Projects of 2023 and 2024

20. June 2024

New Edition of Politicial Risks Reports

Due to dynamically changing conditions, a selection of the Funk Foundation's existing risk reports has been partially updated and completely revised. The Funk Foundation publishes ten new risk reports together with the Michael Bauer International GmbH (MBI - CONIAS). more

Projects of 2022 and before

08. June 2022

Individual sustainability reporting with the CSP-Radar

The public interest in whether companies assume social and environmental responsibility is growing. The online radar for Corporate Social Performance, in short CSP-Radar, helps companies to define scientifically derived fields of action and validated indicators for their own sustainability reporting. more

20. October 2020

Multidisciplinary preliminary study on reputational risks

The public interest in social and ecological responsibility of companies is growing. Violations of public expectations pose considerable reputational risks. Against this background, the research project of the University of St. Gallen, sponsored by the Funk Stiftung, conducted a preliminary study with the aim of compiling and consolidating the state of the art in research on reputation, reputational risks and their management. more

3. July 2020

Cyber-Security considered essential in attaining successful digital transformation

One in two companies in Liechtenstein has already fallen victim to a cyber-attack. A new study from the University of Liechtenstein assigned by digital.liechtenstein.li shows high cyber-security risks for the business hub. more


Publication Series “Risk Report – Political Risk Scenarios”

Conflicts, political changes or other dangers arising from digitization have an impact on the German economy. In order to provide companies with an instrument to assess the attractiveness of foreign locations, the Funk Foundation and CONIAS Risk Intelligence GmbH have launched the publication series “Risk Report – Political Risk Scenarios”. more


Handbook of Political Risk Insurance

The “Handbook of Political Risk Insurance” is a research project carried out by the Funk Foundation in cooperation with the University of St. Gallen and two international Credit- and Investment-Insurance Companies. The aim of the project was to create a self-contained publication as a concept, which can introduce the complex matter of Political Risks in an understandable way. more


Collaborative Supply Chain Risk Management

The principle of counteracting risks through collaboration is simple and has been around for quite a while. Every insurance scheme is based on the idea that risks are taken collectively to offset potential losses. In supply chain management, collaboration stands for trustworthy cooperation between actors upstream and downstream. more