Geopolitics – strategy and risk

Increasing nationalism, cyber attacks on
critical infrastructure, and the threat of military
conflict, combined with an absence of global
leadership and international governance,
continue to drive global volatility and uncertainty

Geopolitical Face-Offs

Humans seek certainty from uncertainty by imposing patterns over ambiguous situations. KPMG and Eurasia Group have joined forces to explore how macro forces – economic, technological, environmental, political - are interacting with a widening gap in societal values, ideologies and perceptions of equality.

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Eurasia group's top risks

Eurasia Group provide their annual forecast of the political risks that are most likely to play out over the course of 2022.

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Ukraine conflict: Considerations for a potential withdrawal

The scope and speed of the corporate withdrawal from Russia has no recent equivalent. For some, the decision to withdraw will be a relatively easy one as any lost revenue will be easily outweighed by the wish to do the right thing as a values driven organisation, but for those with a significant employee base in Russia, deciding whether to cease operations will be more difficult and demand a disciplined process and a clear and consistent approach.

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The confluence of geopolitical risk and ESG issues

Derek Leatherdale, Managing Director of GRI Strategies, discusses the recently released joint Risk Coalition / GRI Strategies principles-based guidance for Geopolitical risk oversight and its integration with ESG issues for boards, risk committees and risk functions.

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