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Africa needs to carve its own path on energy, suggests former Nigeria president

Africa needs to carve its own path on energy, suggests former Nigeria president

In the middle of a global oil-and-gas crisis, Africa must take charge of its own energy destiny, and use its rich-resource assets for the benefit of i [...]
Is ESG becoming a business essential?

Is ESG becoming a business essential?

Since the acronym ESG (environmental, social, and governance) was coined in 2005, and until recently, its fortunes were steadily growing. To take one [...]
D&O insurance increasingly important in today’s operating environment, warns AGCS

D&O insurance increasingly important in today’s operating environment, warns AGCS

Directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance provides coverage for a company and its management, protecting them from claims arising from their decisi [...]
Is nuclear power ’greener’ than we thought?

Is nuclear power ’greener’ than we thought?

Nuclear power currently accounts for about 10% of the world’s electricity, with the US and European Union (EU) countries leading the way. It receiv [...]
The role of young insurance professionals in mitigating the effects of climate change risk in Africa

The role of young insurance professionals in mitigating the effects of climate change risk in Africa

The insurance industry plays a three-fold role in sustainable development: First is the conventional insurance role of transferring risk and fina [...]
The triple Ms of re/insurance resilience 

The triple Ms of re/insurance resilience 

In the past ten years, ARC has covered more than 100 million Africans against natural disasters and paid, in timely manner, more than $125m in claims [...]
Climate, collaboration, competition and the Commonwealth

Climate, collaboration, competition and the Commonwealth

It seems almost certain that smaller, poorer countries will suffer the effects of climate change much more than the larger prosperous countries that c [...]
Angola reiterates commitment to green energy by 2025

Angola reiterates commitment to green energy by 2025

The Angolan government has reiterated its commitment to expanding the share of renewables in the country’s energy mix, with targets set to increase th [...]
Overcoming the obstacles to provide green energy across Africa

Overcoming the obstacles to provide green energy across Africa

There are clearly multiple hurdles at play when considering how best to solve the major global problem of energy poverty. This includes means of susta [...]
Insurance industry must build resilience in the face of escalating global security threats

Insurance industry must build resilience in the face of escalating global security threats

It is impossible to build a world-class company unless you understand what it is you really do and who you really serve.  This is according to Kevin G [...]
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