October 23, 2021
  • October 23, 2021

Financial Risk

Biden-Harris Administration Releases Roadmap for Climate-Resilient Economy: Here’s what you need to know

by on October 20, 2021 0

On October 14, 2021, United States President Joe Biden’s administration released “A Roadmap to Build a Climate-Resilient Economy” (the “Report”). The Report was prepared pursuant to Executive Order 14030 (U.S. Climate-Related Financial Risk) (“E.O. 14030”), which was signed by President Biden on May 20, 2021. At 40 pages, the Report is described as a...

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Lex-in-depth: does Uber deserve its $91bn valuation?

by on October 17, 2021 0

Low prices made Uber into a global sensation. Now they threaten its future. Cheap fares kept the ride-hailing app on the road through its worst years, despite accusations of aggressive rule-breaking, a belligerent founder and friction with drivers. But as the financial credibility of its disruptive business model is wearing thin, the era of...

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Recently retired Cargill CFO David Dines Joins Proterra Investment Partners

by on October 15, 2021 0

Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 8:46 AM PDT|Updated: 2 hours ago MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Proterra Investment Partners today announced that David Dines will be joining the firm as a Strategic Advisor.  Mr. Dines is joining Proterra after retiring from Cargill in September following a long, varied and successful career, culminating as Cargill’s...

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Jazz’s Corporate Customers Can Now Avail Specialized Insurance by MicroEnsure

by on October 14, 2021 0

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MicroEnsure (part of Micro Insurance Company), a global provider of digital insurance products, and Jazz Business, one of the largest B2B solutions provider in the nation, have entered into an industry-first strategic partnership, to provide tailored insurance products at specialized rates to Jazz’s corporate customers. Under...

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Remote work exposing SMEs to increased cybersecurity risk

by on October 11, 2021 0

Remote working is leading to increased cybersecurity risks for SMEs, a research from ServerChoice shows. The research, conducted with 1,000 business leaders at SMEs, found that changes in working patterns are resulting in infrastructure being left unmonitored and business data being rendered more vulnerable to exploitation. SMEs see remote work as an increased risk...

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Misplaced expectations from climate disclosure initiatives

by on October 7, 2021 0

1. Adoption of the Paris Agreement, 21st Conference of the Parties, Paris COP21 Decision 1/CP.20 (UNFCCC, 2015). 2. Carney, M. Breaking the Tragedy of the Horizon—Climate Change and Financial Stability (Bank of England, 2015). 3. TCFD Final Report: Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TFCD, 2017). 4. Changing Course: A Comprehensive...

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