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11 digital trends in the insurance industry
11 digital trends in the insurance industryArticle

Most all players in the insurance sector are digitising - some more seamlessly than others. This phygital (meeting of the physical and digital worlds) trend is becoming omnipotent...

Kevin Wright 16 Apr 2021

Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemic
Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The strong consensus of opinion in the scientific community is that the climate is changing, and global temperatures are rising...

Lisa Pines 8 Apr 2021

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Climate change and its impact on mining project planningArticle

Climate change is playing an increasingly important role in the decision making processes of mining projects. Even as early as the pre-feasibility stages, its impact on factors such as water management and social licence needs to be considered.

19 Nov 2020

Premal Ranchod, head of ESG research at Alexander Forbes Investments
South African green economic recovery blueprintArticle

Following the devastating impact which the Covid-19 pandemic has had on South Africa and the world, governments, corporates, and citizens collaborate to focus on a green economic recovery...

19 Oct 2020

IMF's new policy at odds with green Covid-19 recovery
IMF's new policy at odds with green Covid-19 recoveryArticle

A new review of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) most recent economic policy advice for five countries with ongoing coal sector expansions show it is green-lighting fossil fuel expansion...

9 Oct 2020

Biodiversity in the balance - degradation threatens economic prosperity
Biodiversity in the balance - degradation threatens economic prosperityArticle

It is a mere six months old, but 2020 has already been a bumper year for natural disasters...

Ashim Paun 14 Jul 2020

Mongezi Veti, executive head:sustainability, Exxaro
Towards a sustainable low-carbon futureArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken us back to a time where the world didn't have poor air quality and greenhouse gases. As countries worldwide went into lockdown, a noticeable difference in our environment began to emerge.

Mongezi Veti 25 Jun 2020

Sandra Sithole, partner, Webber Wentzel
Insuring against climate and technology risks for mining companies and directorsArticle

Rising concern about climate change and the risks associated with advancing technology are changing the risk landscape for mining operators and, increasingly, for their directors on a personal level...

Sandra Sithole 12 Feb 2020

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5 risks company directors and officers must look out forArticle

With corporate management under the spotlight like never before, a new report - Directors And Officers Insurance Insights 2020 - highlights five mega trends which will have significant risk implications for senior management in 2020 and beyond...

23 Jan 2020

Werner Bosman, CEO: short-term insurance, PPS
When climate change becomes the norm, and its impact on insuranceArticle

Heat waves, droughts, severe flooding, fires and other effects of climate change are no longer a rarity, but are becoming the norm. And the resultant impact on the insurance industry is huge...

Werner Bosman 12 Jul 2019

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Venezuela's economic collapse is laid bare when you look at how little energy the country is consumingArticle

The country with the most oil reserves on the planet is facing a total economic crash, with wildly conflicting inflation estimates...

António Carvalho & Jan Ditzen 7 Mar 2019

Are our cities effectively planning for climate change?
Are our cities effectively planning for climate change?Article

In 2006, pioneering cities such as London and Durban started integrating climate change in their policies and plans...

Marta Olazabal 7 Mar 2019

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Directors' duties in respect to mitigating, adapting to risks of climate changeArticle

Directors need to factor climate change into their governance deliberations about strategy, risk management, products and services...

28 Aug 2018

Climate change risk is real and here to stay
Climate change risk is real and here to stayArticle

Climate change will play a significant role in strategic planning in the future, due to the potentially enormous financial risks it poses to companies, particularly those operating within certain sectors or in certain regions...

25 Apr 2018

Green bonds are taking off - and could help save the planet
Green bonds are taking off - and could help save the planetArticle

The "tragedy of the horizons," a term coined by Canada's Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, has been haunting the financial sector ever since climate change began posing serious threats to the planet...

Olaf Weber and Vasundhara Saravade 17 Jan 2018

Inaction on climate change risks leaving future generations $530tn in debt
Inaction on climate change risks leaving future generations $530tn in debtArticle

By continuing to delay significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, we risk handing young people alive today a bill of up to $535tn...

James Dyke 19 Jul 2017

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Young Africans create new roads for agricultureArticle

Young Africans are seeking to transform agriculture by using new technologies while contributing to food security and employment...

Pius Sawa, Reuters 28 Apr 2017

Investing in sustainability enhances brand value
Investing in sustainability enhances brand valueArticle

Investing in sustainability and The Carbon Trust Standard is not only a risk management tool...

13 Apr 2017

Investors want to know the risks of climate change
Investors want to know the risks of climate changeArticle

The North Gauteng High Court recently ruled that the environmental authorisation for a new coal-fired power station had not properly considered the project's climate change impacts...

6 Apr 2017

Report: rapid transformation of agriculture necessary to curb greenhouse gas emissions
Report: rapid transformation of agriculture necessary to curb greenhouse gas emissionsArticle

The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, FAO said today in a new report.

18 Oct 2016

CEOs react to climate change based on cost efficiency, risk management
CEOs react to climate change based on cost efficiency, risk managementArticle

Three quarters of CEOs surveyed by PwC are developing new products and services to respond to climate change, while a third say it's helping them grow their business...

16 Sep 2015

Climate change response policy will bring about radical changes
Climate change response policy will bring about radical changesArticle

Companies in South Africa have to date managed greenhouse gas emissions internally and on a voluntary basis. Most listed companies have made information about their climate change work public through annual reporting.

24 Jun 2014

Transnet's Durban port plan earns 'climate-change denialist' gibe
Transnet's Durban port plan earns 'climate-change denialist' gibeArticle

Transnet's plan to deepen and widen berths at its Durban container terminal has run into problems with the rejection of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report it submitted on grounds that include that it failed to take climate change seriously.

Carol Paton 21 Jan 2014

70% of SA firms surveyed fear water scarcityArticle

According to the 2011 Water Disclosure Report, 70% of South African companies surveyed believe they are at direct risk from water scarcity, iafrica.com reports.

14 Mar 2012

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