FROM THREATS TO IMPACT: Evolving Risk Concerns in Asia Pacific Vol. 3
From major geopolitical shifts, to devastating floods and large cyber-attacks, the past few years have seen a number of significant global risks take place. These macro risks and risk trends may not be new, but the pace with which they have evolved has significantly increased, making risks to businesses ever more unpredictable. This is certainly the case for businesses in Asia-Pacific, a region which is increasingly exposed to the fallout of global risks.
Leveraging the World Economic Forum's annual Global Risks Report, From Threats To Impact: Evolving Risk Concerns in Asia Pacific Vol. 3 continues to build on previous iterations by providing insights regarding the risk landscape for businesses operating in Asia-Pacific- specifically stressing the threats emanating from a lack of infrastructure development as well as from the increasing talent shortages across Asia-Pacific- and by exploring several options to mitigate such risks going forward. Download report.
DRIVING ESG INVESTING IN ASIA: THE IMPERATIVE FOR GROWTH
Driving ESG Investing in Asia defines ESG Investing and its importance for investors to incorporate critical environmental, social, and governance factors into their investment analysis and decision-making processes. The paper highlights the existing ESG Investing landscape in Asia and illustrates key observations and common challenges faced by the early adopters in ESG Investing. Finally, it outlines six practical steps for advancing stakeholders in their ESG Investing journey. Implementing these suggestions at each stage will support the steady development of ESG capabilities, and chart a path for sustainable investing, growth, and development across Asia. Download report.
HOLDING HEALTHCARE TO RANSOM: INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES ON CYBER RISKS
Healthcare is among the industries most vulnerable to cyberattacks. There have been more high-profile attacks in the past few years in the healthcare industry than others, and the sector will likely remain one of the most targeted given its sensitive data. While the risks are real and have been recognized by the industry, many healthcare organizations have yet to set up and implement a holistic framework, governance, and adequate Board oversight. This paper highlights some examples of best practices across industries in cyber risk management, and several key areas for healthcare organizations to start focusing on, such as preparedness, prevention, detection, response, and recovery, including the use of cyber risk insurance as a risk-transfer tool. Download report.
CYBER EVOLUTION: EN ROUTE TO STRENGTHENING RESILIENCE IN ASIA-PACIFIC
The cyber threat landscape is morphing constantly and dramatically. Around the world, cyber dependency grows as increasing digital interconnection among people, things, and organizations expand. Asia-Pacific is no different. Cyber challenges in Asia-Pacific, such as low cybersecurity investments and long dwell times, can be attributed to the complex geopolitical tensions, exposed critical information infrastructure, and the severe shortage of cybersecurity talents in the region. The sooner governments and businesses recognise today’s cyber landscape poses a top enterprise risk, the better prepared they can be in the face of the inevitable breach. Download report.
CYBER RISK IN ASIA: RAMIFICATIONS FOR REAL ESTATE AND HOSPITALITY
In this age of rapid digital transformation, major industry sectors, such as real estate and hospitality (RE&H), increasingly find themselves at the cross roads of increased usage of emerging technology and growing cyber risks—making them attractive targets for cyber criminals. Unfortunately, the RE&H sector lacks the necessary cyber preparedness and most organizations are not as cyber risk-ready as they should be. Download report.
TARGETING A TECHNOLOGY DIVIDEND IN RISK MANAGEMENT
Risk management is becoming an increasingly crucial member of the business organization. As firms navigate unpredictable economic headwinds, rapidly evolving technological landscapes and shifting socio-political and regulatory trends, investing in risk monitoring and mitigation strategies is becoming a higher priority item for the C-suite. Download report.
EVOLVING RISK CONCERNS IN ASIA-PACIFIC 2017
The second edition of the Evolving Risk Concerns in Asia Pacific series insights from the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2017 and elsewhere to examine the key disruptive risk trends in the region, and their implications. Download Report.
MANAGING YOUR CYBER RISK POSTURE
The lack of information due to limited disclosure on the scale and frequency on cyber-attacks in Asia has traditionally contributed to a false sense of cybersecurity that could potentially result in significant losses. This report outlines the actions business must take to prevent and mitigate cyber-attacks by applying the right resources and developing contingency plans to effectively respond and manage when an attacks occurs. Download Report.
CYBER RISK IN ASIA PACIFIC
Cyber crime is becoming a greater risk in APAC, and cyber attacks are ranked among the top 5 risks of doing business in the region. Further, APAC has weak cyber regulations and enforcement, as well as a lack of cyber awareness and investment in cyber security among corporations. This report outlines steps for governments and companies to mitigate the risks. Download Report.
THE IMPACT OF OIL PRICES ON ASIA
This report sheds light on the impact of low oil prices on key stakeholder groups in Asia, ranked one of the most prominent risk concerns for doing business in the Asia-Pacific region, and provides recommendations for building resilience to oil price uncertainty and potential volatility. The Impact of Oil Prices on Asia is part of the Asia Pacific Risk Center's quarterly “Risk in Focus” series, which provides an in-depth look at the specific risks facing the region. Download report.