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ALERT: Far-Right Capitalising on Russia-Ukraine Tensions to Spread Hate

Event As tensions between Russia and Ukraine increase over the potential of a Russian invasion, far-right groups are spreading pro-Russia and anti-Western propaganda. This is most apparent in the US, but is also evident in other NATO countries, like Germany and the UK too. The anti-government rhetoric portrays the increasing tensions as the fault of …

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SPECIAL REPORT – MENAT

Key Takeaways The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the socio-economic inequities both within and between countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey (MENAT) An uneven recovery will widen these disparities as countries with high vaccination rates and rapid lifting of movement restrictions will recover at a quicker rate than those who lag. The widening …

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Recognising the need for ESG oversight at board level

by Daphne Biliouri-Grant There is no doubt that 2021 has seen an increased emphasis in the importance of ESG considerations for the business community and the significance of integrating ESG policies and practices within the business strategy of companies. However, despite the growing interest and the increased need for strong ESG knowledge base and expertise, …

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CYBER QUARTERLY REVIEW

Key Takeaways RaaS will continue to grow despite sustained crackdown efforts by global law enforcement Summary of trend: Q4 saw global law enforcement agencies continue their crackdown on cyber criminal groups. In October 2021, the US White House Security Council announced that it shuttered the REvil ransomware group’s infrastructure through a joint takedown operation. This …

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Discussing the Implications of Violent Protests in Kazakhstan

Listen on iTunes Listen on PodBean In this week’s podcast, join Liana Semchuk, our Lead Europe and Eurasia Analyst and Zsofia Wolford and Alex Lord, our Europe and Eurasia Analysts, to discuss the uprising’s implications for the future of the Tokayev government and for the wider region. Last week’s nationwide protests in response to a …

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ESG – A driver for transformational change

by Daphne Biliouri-Grant Interest in sustainability has been growing for decades and terms, such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) and more recently Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) issues, have been gaining momentum over the past couple of years within the business community. Today ESG issues are considered mainstream concerns due to …

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Discussing the Diplomatic Boycotts of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Listen on iTunes Listen on PodBean Join your host Alex Parsons, our Director of Intelligence, who is joined by our Asia-Pacific Analysts, Hans Horan and Aédán Mordecai, to discuss official delegates attendance at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Since Washington’s announcement of a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games early this …

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Strong ESG performance minimises risk: the unquestionable link between security and ESG

by Daphne Biliouri-Grant Traditionally, making the connection between ESG considerations and security was not at the forefront of how security professionals dealt with managing risk. ESG concerns were not a priority within risk assessments as they were often perceived as long-term risks with no material impact on the current security level of a company. However, …

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Discussing the Presidential Elections in Libya

Listen on iTunes Listen on PodBean Join your host Alex Parsons, our Director of Intelligence, who is joined by Valeria Scuto, our Middle East Analyst, and Anastasia Chisholm, our Middle East Associate Analyst, to discuss the mounting political divisions threatening to disrupt Libya’s presidential elections, due to take place on Friday, 24 December. A military …

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Omicron Variant Threatens Global Pandemic Recovery Timeline

Key Takeaways • The proliferation of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 will compound pre-existing epidemiological trends entering Q1 2022, including severe infection waves in Europe and North America. • Corporate decisionmakers should ensure contingency plans for operational resiliency in these regions remain in place as we anticipate moderate restrictions across countries with high vaccination levels …

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