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Decentralized Finance: The Next Big Threat for the Finance Sector
July 13, 2021

Decentralized Finance: The Next Big Threat for the Finance Sector

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is a fast-growing segment of the financial markets. Based on a blockchain platform, DeFi...

The Clean Energy Transition Starts With Company Culture
July 6, 2021

The Clean Energy Transition Starts With Company Culture

Climate change is the biggest risk we are facing, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Risk Report. In...

When Will International Air Travel Reopen With a Health Passport?
June 29, 2021

When Will International Air Travel Reopen With a Health Passport?

Domestic air travel in the U.S. is getting back to 2019 levels with an average of 2 million passengers a day. However, many...

Going Beyond Investments — The Role of Commercial Underwriting in the Climate Transition
June 24, 2021

Going Beyond Investments — The Role of Commercial Underwriting in the Climate Transition

The financial services industry is an accelerator in the transition to net-zero targets, for example with the focus on...

3 Major Political and Credit Risks Amid Pandemic Recovery
June 10, 2021

3 Major Political and Credit Risks Amid Pandemic Recovery

As governments continue to implement fiscal and monetary policies in response to COVID-19, country-level economic...

Are We About to See an End to Corporate Tax Havens?
June 7, 2021

Are We About to See an End to Corporate Tax Havens?

On the agenda of this week’s G7 meeting is whether to approve a global minimum corporate tax. As governments seek...

Multilateral Banks and the Role They Play in Climate Change Reduction
June 2, 2021

Multilateral Banks and the Role They Play in Climate Change Reduction

There is growing pressure on multilateral development banks (MDB), such as the World Bank and the Asian and African...

Finding the Balance Between Infrastructure and Cybersecurity
June 1, 2021

Finding the Balance Between Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

It seems a day does not pass when a government anywhere in the world does not discuss the threat posed by...

The Global Economy is about to become the Climate Economy
May 6, 2021

The Global Economy is about to become the Climate Economy

In the next 20 years, climate will move from being a sector of the economy to becoming the dominant force in macro...

Why Business Interruption Risk Affects Us All
April 27, 2021

Why Business Interruption Risk Affects Us All

Catastrophic risk is the hardest risk of all for business to protect itself against. In the third of our occasional series on how...

Six Ways to Better Serve Your Mobile Workforce
April 14, 2021

Six Ways to Better Serve Your Mobile Workforce

Digital tools for managing a mobile workforce have become a lifeline for businesses and employees in less than a year...

6 Traits That Advanced Investors Share
April 13, 2021

6 Traits That Advanced Investors Share

After a year of reacting to the many risks brought upon by COVID-19, institutional investors need to adapt in an effort to...

Construction Will Lead Economic Recovery — Are Joint Ventures Ready?
April 8, 2021

Construction Will Lead Economic Recovery — Are Joint Ventures Ready?

We can expect the global construction sector to lead the post pandemic economic recovery, with a corresponding...

10 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Work
March 10, 2021

10 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Work

In the span of a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a rethink not only of how workers work, but of long...

How Asia Can Unleash Private Investment for Its Infrastructure
March 2, 2021

How Asia Can Unleash Private Investment for Its Infrastructure

Asian governments are scrambling to reboot their battered economies, following the COVID-19 pandemic. The key to...

Practical Ways to Improve Credit Data Quality
March 1, 2021

Practical Ways to Improve Credit Data Quality

Despite unremitting regulatory pressure and millions of dollars of investment in data governance, many banks have...

The Global Case for Optimism
February 5, 2021

The Global Case for Optimism

2020 was rough — but it’s not all doom and gloom. Is the world better off than we think? Good news has been in short...

Why Cyber Criminals Target Human Nature
February 4, 2021

Why Cyber Criminals Target Human Nature

Leveraging current events, whether they be trends in consumer preference, disasters or other hardships, is the...

Avoiding Response Paralysis as Ransomware Attacks Mature
January 29, 2021

Avoiding Response Paralysis as Ransomware Attacks Mature

Last year, ominous messages like this one appeared on the computer screens of millions of businesses and organizations...

The Productivity Puzzle of Working Remotely
January 25, 2021

The Productivity Puzzle of Working Remotely

New research by Harvard University suggests that there are productivity gains for companies that offer remote working...

A Bullish Outlook for Asia in 2021
January 5, 2021

A Bullish Outlook for Asia in 2021

There are sound reasons to be upbeat about Asia’s prospects for the coming year. Several countries in the region have...

BRINK Explores the Technology Sector in 2020
December 27, 2020

BRINK Explores the Technology Sector in 2020

A year is a long time in the technology space. In 2019, much of our focus was on blockchain and 5G, but in 2020, it was...

The Global Economy on BRINK in 2020
December 24, 2020

The Global Economy on BRINK in 2020

2020 was obviously an epoch-making year for economies everywhere and these historic shifts are fully reflected...

How do you adapt a business to a year that was without precedent?
December 15, 2020

How do you adapt a business to a year that was without precedent?

This year marked PreScouter’s 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, our network of 4,000 experts, lab partners...

Why Financial Markets Aren’t Pricing In the Cost of Climate Change — and What to Do About It
October 26, 2020

Why Financial Markets Aren’t Pricing In the Cost of Climate Change — and What to Do About It

A major report recently released by United States federal regulators warns that climate change is starting to disrupt...

Do You Consider Yourself Cyber-Literate?
October 20, 2020

Do You Consider Yourself Cyber-Literate?

Cybersecurity frequently makes the headlines and has featured in the U.S. election — yet many people lack the basic skills to keep themselves...

What Are the Economic Prospects for 2021?
October 18, 2020

What Are the Economic Prospects for 2021?

After strong post-lockdown catch-up effects, economic recovery is expected to slow in Q4 2020 and Q1 2021 as...

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