RiskMap Podcast: Planning for Natural Disasters; Africa Investment Risks & Rewards; Catalonia’s Independence Vote

October 1, 2017

The RiskMap Podcast - A conversation about what's happening in the world and what it means for global business.

In this edition:

  • Rebecca Scorzato, a Partner in the Crisis & Resilience Consulting practice in the Americas, talks about what companies can do prior to and in the aftermath of a natural disaster to ensure the safety of their assets and people, and to resume normal business operations. [Minute 1:47]
  • The flipside of risk is opportunity. Paul Gabriel, lead author of the Africa Risk/Reward Index published by Control Risks and Oxford Economics, discusses highlights from the report and what investors eyeing the continent ought to consider. [Minute 9:27]
  • Nick Panes, head of Control Risks' Global Risk Analysis practice for Europe & Africa, reflects on a recent business trip to Madrid and discusses Catalonia's independence referendum and its impact. [Minute 13:43]

 

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International Business Attitudes to Corruption: Adequate Procedures

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In this podcast, Chris Torrens, head of anti-corruption services for Control Risks in Europe and Africa talks through some of the key findings from the recent corruption survey conducted for Control Risks by The Economist Intelligence Unit. He focuses on the issue of adequate procedures.

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Hurricane Sandy - Business Continuity Implications

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Control Risks Chief Executive Richard Fenning talks to the BBC World Service about the impact of Hurrican Sandy and its implications for business continuity.

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