Listen to the full episode at: Episode 80: Hamish McRae on How to Think About the Future – The International Risk Podcast In 1994, Hamish McRae published his book “The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity”. Even though we are now two years off from that date, McRae’s work remains as influential now as […]
The international risk environment is dominated by uncertainty, volatility and challenges, and also by many opportunities. When effective, sustainable, and inclusive risk management initiatives are championed across all business areas, risks are reduced and opportunities become more obvious and more attainable.
On 24 February 2022, Russian President, Vladimir Putin launched a high risk and unprovoked invasion into Ukraine with missile strikes across the entire country, land incursions towards Kyiv and Kherson, and a amphibious landing to take the port city of Mariupol. Since then, over 100 days have passed while the international community continues bearing witness […]
In the first quarter of 2022, 50 percent of kidnapping and abductions occurred when the victims were either in transit or outside. The majority, 97 percent, of victims were nations in the country where the kidnapping occurred, and 85 percent of kidnapping and abductions were resolved within eight days.
Most people in the world have probably heard of cryptocurrency in conversation with friends and colleagues or online in the last couple of years. If it wasn’t the soaring value of Bitcoin reported on in headlines, the risks of not investing in bitcoin, or people talking about and memeing the almost fantastical sounding Dogecoin. And […]
High risk protests in Sweden The International Risk Podcast is tracking a variety of risks internationally, including the risks of civil unrest and protest around the world. The risks internationally from civil unrest, demonstrations, protests, and riots remains significant across the world. In Sweden, the leader of a far-right Danish party is organising protests, which […]
In this episode, we talk to JP Richardson, founder and CEO of the crypto wallet company, Exodus. JP discusses some of the main risks and fears associated with cryptocurrency and explains what needs to be done for cryptocurrency to reach mainstream potential. Only then, can the benefits of cryptocurrency like decentralization and independence be reaped […]
The main risks that companies have been trying to mitigate for the last few years has not changed significantly. Regulation, risk forecasting, business continuity, crisis management, cyber crime, information security, data theft, IT disruption, climate change, terrorism, risk identification, data compliance, sanctions, risk resilience, and third party due diligence all get listed time and again. […]
Organisations around the world are assessing their governance and risk exposure as the west uses sanctions in larger scale than seen in recent history. The challenges organisations face with sanctions risk and compliance are varied andnumerous, from the operational challenge of screening vast numbers of third parties to the investigative challenge of identifying individuals or […]
Crisis is inevitable. Every organisation is going to face a significant crisis and many more minor incidents in the near future. This is why having a crisis management plan, that is understood, tested, and rehearsed is crucial. All effective enterprise risk management frameworks will consider business continuity and crisis management. Supply costs can skyrocket – your […]