Maidenhead, UK. November 15, 2012 - Active Risk announced today that Skanska, the project development and construction group, were named the ‘Overall Winner for Outstanding Contribution to the Risk Industry’ at the CIR Risk Management Awards. Skanska use Active Risk Manager (ARM) software to support risk management processes on capital projects. In addition, the Skanska/Balfour Beatty Joint Venture won the ‘Major Capital Projects Award’ for their work to enhance the UK’s road infrastructure. Skanska were also ‘Highly Commended’ in the Transformation category and Kevin Morecroft, Risk Manager at Skanska Civil Engineering, was shortlisted for Risk Manager of the Year.
The ‘Overall Winner for Outstanding Contribution to the Risk Industry’ is selected from the winners, and those shortlisted, in the 17 individual awards categories. According to the judges, Skanska scooped this premier prize for demonstrating a “joined-up, consistent and effective risk management philosophy in action.”
Peter Robertshaw, SVP, Corporate Communications at Active Risk said, “We congratulate Skanska on its phenomenal success at this year’s CIR Risk Management Awards. The Awards are now in their third year. Active Risk and our customers have been recognized by the risk industry at each event. Active Risk Manager picked up ‘Risk Management Application of the Year’ at the inaugural awards and last year our customers EADS, Amlin and the ODA (Olympic Delivery Authority) were recognized. This year ARM and our customers Network Rail and Crossrail were also shortlisted. Thanks and congratulations also go to CIR magazine for their delivery of the awards process and a great awards ceremony.”
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Active Risk is the first Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) software provider to drive business performance by enabling organizations to manage risk more effectively. With Active Risk Manager (ARM), executives have a truly comprehensive view of their organization’s risk and opportunities, enabling them to make better-informed decisions and create a competitive advantage. ARM makes risk management simple, valuable and personal.
Active Risk is the Enterprise Risk Management software provider of choice for the world’s leading companies in aerospace and defense, engineering and construction, energy and mining, government, and other industries. Customers include Bechtel, Crossrail, NASA, Skanska, Rio Tinto and Saudi Aramco among others.
Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners. Active Risk is listed on the FTSE AIM Index. For further information and a detailed view of Active Risk's products and services visit www.activerisk.com or call +44 (0)1628 582500 (EMEA/Asia Pacific), +1 703 673 9580 (Americas) or +61 2 9037 0150 (Australia).
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