…Risk Insights and Instinctif Partners release 2019’s SA Mining Sector ESG Disclosures Ranking...
Welcome to our new installment of Window on the Week where we will be interviewing top experts about their insights into ESG and how it applies to various sectors of industry.
After nearly three decades in risk management, the founder of Risk Insights Anushka Bogdanov will be stepping down as CEO of Risk Insights to take a medical sabbatical. She has recently been diagnosed with early stages of serious illness and will be focusing on treatment and recovery. Over this period, Anushka has been a role model and mentor for women across South Africa as a leader, educator, mother, daughter and business owner, her perseverance has been showing that woman can achieve success in all spheres of life.
The tough supplementary budget from the Finance Minister – and his warning that, despite interventions, unemployment remains a major challenge – is ample illustration of the risk knife-edge that South Africa is sitting astride. His assessment comes as our official unemployment rate has climbed to over thirty percent and will worsen once the lockdown numbers are calculated for the second quarter.
SOUTH AFRCA’S first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) AI-developed corporate ratings tool has been launched.
Two years in the making, the product ESG GPS has been developed by Johannesburg-based risk management advisory and consultancy boutique Risk Insights. The online tool rates all companies on the JSE, and provides an ESG rating on a score of 1-4 – four meaning a strong ESG rating.