Warning sign alerting climate risk

9 September, 2020

Only 8% of UK businesses have ‘fully-fledged’ climate risk plan

Outside of Covid-19, climate remains the biggest agenda issue for society. And yet doubts are emerging over the readiness of big business to tackle global warming. Fresh research published this wee...
Covid-19 Risk Survey

15 July, 2020

Risk report reveals pandemic forced companies to review strategy

Almost 60% of companies are reviewing their business strategy as a result of the pandemic, while 43% of senior business leaders say Covid-19 is a fundamental threat to their organisations, according t...
risk, risk landscape

3 April, 2020

Covid-19 adds to an unprecedented landscape of risk

Any conversation of risk right now is understandably dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is unprecedented in nature as an existential threat to companies, perhaps only comparable in its scope to a ...
future, opportunity, risk management

1 April, 2020

Board leadership and culture will be a differentiator in this crisis

There has never been a more testing time for boards. Covid-19 feels like SARs, 9-11 and the financial crisis all rolled into one. The existential threat to businesses and, more importantly, to our col...
risk survey, risk management, climate

24 March, 2020

Leadership in risk: share your experiences

Covid-19 has forced national governments into radical action to protect their nations from the pandemic. Boards too are adjusting, transforming strategy and business models to manage their way through...
systemic risk, boat and a big wave

17 March, 2020

Covid-19 is a new systemic risk. What are the implications for governance?

Covid-19 emerged in December 2019 and has quickly become a global crisis that threatens the health of individuals and the welfare of societies on a vast scale, including its impact on global economic ...
Covid-19, coronavirus, hits markets

13 March, 2020

ICGN issues guidance for investors amid Covid-19 pandemic

Investors have been advised to avoid placing boards and their companies under pressure to take “undue risks” in search of a short-term investor benefit during the global Covid-19 pandemic. The ...
world map representing new capitalism, bail-outs

21 January, 2020

How boards can help shape the future of capitalism

Like the captain and crew of RMS Titanic, corporate boards have often been distanced from emerging realities by rank, training and environmental intelligence. But there are early signals that the 2...
risk survey, risk management, climate

13 December, 2019

Survey launches to reveal boardroom risk thinking

The Board Agenda Leadership in Risk Management Survey has been launched today in partnership with Maza...
bribery and corruption

10 December, 2019

Anti-bribery and corruption efforts ‘compromised’ by poor procedures

Last week the Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson was fined an eye-watering $1bn by US enforcers to settle bribery and corruption charges. A statement from the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said the a...