digital strategy

14 February, 2019

A disruptive influence: how new technology is challenging boards

The global economy is undergoing a profound shift driven by technology, which is harnessing advances in medical science, biochemistry and machine learning to reshape the boundaries of human endeavour....
British and EU flags, Brexit

16 January, 2019

Brexit, cybersecurity and climate change lead risk concerns for 2019

Even as prime minister Theresa May this week failed to gain parliamentary support for a Brexit deal, the country was being warned that the UK’s departure from the EU could “blind” corporate lead...

20 December, 2018

Survey reveals boards struggle with sustainability

Board members are confident that they understand the importance of addressing sustainability, but a new survey also reveals that leadership teams are still grappling with how to build the right polici...
Sweden, Swedish flag, sustainability reporting

15 October, 2018

Country profile: Sweden

Fast Facts GDP in 2016: US$511bn (£389bn) GDP gr...
aeroplane

1 August, 2018

Risk hotspots – a global roundup

Company — Airbus It’s not the first business to express concern with the Brexit timetable but Airbus made front-page news when it made p...
Mazars, cybercrime, cybersecurity

15 May, 2018

A road map for protection against cybercrime security

As international cybercrime becomes big business and a primary corporate risk, boards are grappling with understanding its complexities, and ensuring robust defences are in place against hackers. T...
Korea, North Korea, South Korea

9 February, 2018

Risk hotspots: a global roundup

Politics — Korea There cannot be a trickier relationship in world politics than the one between North and South Korea. The two appeared to edge clos...
artificial intelligence, AI, robotics

26 January, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: the ethical dimension

The must-have Christmas gift—at least with my savvy friends—was a virtual assistant. Whether it was Alexa, Siri or Cortana, the future world of accessible artificial intelligence (AI) is in our ho...
City of London, investment, risk

24 November, 2017

Investors seek more ‘comprehensive information’ on risks

More improvements could be made to the reporting of risk, according to a UK watchdog, though investors say they have seen progress in both reporting and engagement since the financial crisis. A new...
Risk graffiti

2 October, 2017

Managing reputation risk in the boardroom

Non-executive roles are as varied as the companies that hire them. They range from some gentle hands-off mentoring of a welcoming but experience-light CEO, through to full-scale involvement with an e...