Tag: Opinion

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The human side of disaster

The human side of disaster

The human side of the Covid-19 disaster is on open display as countries assess the impact of the pandemic on the lives and livelihoods of their citize [...]
Why currency risk matters (to everyone)

Why currency risk matters (to everyone)

The fascinating thing about the currency market is that it is an expression of the monetary system itself.  Whereas other asset classes like bonds, eq [...]
The hour of climate risk has come: And what it means for investors

The hour of climate risk has come: And what it means for investors

The last few weeks have seen several record setting climate related events causing damage and suffering across the globe. From unprecedent and repeate [...]
The real impact of the crisis on SA’s economy

The real impact of the crisis on SA’s economy

As calm steadily returns after the recent social unrest, analysts are hard at work tallying the cost of the looting and disruption to economic activit [...]
Are African enterprises at risk of extinction due to the impact of climate change?

Are African enterprises at risk of extinction due to the impact of climate change?

Businesses and countries across the continent are attempting to rebuild following the devastating economic impact of the pandemic. It is perhaps an op [...]
The anatomy of a civil commotion

The anatomy of a civil commotion

South Africa Inc is tallying up the costs of a four-day looting spree that has affected all manner of business in areas in and around Durban and Johan [...]
Importance of Nairobi Declaration stressed to market

Importance of Nairobi Declaration stressed to market

“The Principles for Sustainable Insurance provide a global roadmap to develop and expand the innovative risk management and insurance solutions that w [...]
Should insurers boycott the oil and gas sector in the name of climate change?

Should insurers boycott the oil and gas sector in the name of climate change?

With the international community pushing for a rapid decrease in carbon emissions due to climate change, there has been a significant decline in forei [...]
Business email compromise on rise as criminals exploit the security gaps

Business email compromise on rise as criminals exploit the security gaps

Business email compromise (BEC) and cyberattacks are on the increase worldwide. Conveyancing firms, their clients and other organisations effecting ma [...]
An Africa-first approach to reinsurance

An Africa-first approach to reinsurance

Climate change, digitalisation and infrastructure are among the trends that will define the Africa risk environment during the coming decade. These tr [...]
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