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 […]
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 […]
What are the facts about the international risks of climate change? The facts of climate change and the international risk this bring are undisputable. The concentration of carbon diaxide in earth’s atmosphere is the highest it has even been. And average global temperatures in 2020 where one degree higher than the average in the 20th […]
On Monday 24 January the European Union again reiterated its support for Ukraine as risk indicators continue to mount. Ireland weighed in on current tensions as Russia conducted unwelcome war games off the south-west coast of Ireland. A potential second order effect of current tensions between Russia and Ukraine is increasing unity amongst most EU […]
The international risks of geopolitical tensions The international risks to businesses and the geopolitical challenges involving USA, Russia, and China will continue in 2022. Large state actors will continue to compete for power, resources, intellectual property, and emerging technologies. State actors are using all instruments of national power, including information and cyber means, to shape […]
Chilling parallels can be drawn between Russia’s current build up on Ukraine’s eastern border and the invasion of Crimea in 2014. Alarmist US intelligence observations assert that as many as 175,000 Russian troops could be mobilised along the Russo-Ukrainian border in January, a strategic move that Western analysts have correlated with President Vladimir Putin’s exponential use […]
The new Omicron Covid variant of concern presents a new international risk to operations, personnel, and supply chains. Read more about what health experts are saying, and how countries are responding.
Effective risk identification is the process of identifying and assessing the likelihood and consequence of risks that could affect your people, operations, suppliers, reputation, or profitability.