The Risk Insights team has over 100 years of combined experience in financial markets and risk management. Risk Insights has developed the ESG Sustainability Rating tool - ESG GPS and has rated all listed companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange using machine learning and artificial intelligence.
The tool has a sector-specific focus bearing sector regulations of South Africa for each rated counter. Risk Insights proprietary ESG GPS is a sustainability rating model tool that has rated all large caps, mid-caps, and small caps using various sources of publicly available information. ESG GPS can be used to rate publicly traded institutions and unlisted institutions. ESG GPS can be used by all stakeholders that have a vested interest in a JSE listed counter from a social, economic, or governance perspective. Stakeholders interested in ESG ratings include, but not limited to:
- Debt holders
- Capital markets
- Proxy Advisors
- Rating Agencies
- Exchange Traded Funds
- Impact Investors
The reports provided by ESG GPS can assist corporates to dissect the elements of ESG revealing factors that they have been executing well and those that require improvement and strategic focus. Corporates and investors can also benchmark performance against sector peers.
ESG GPS considers more than 200 different global ESG best practice frameworks and has been bespoken to particular country laws and regulations, which aids in avoiding “negative screening” of domestic companies. The model is highly scalable and flexible for all businesses and investors.
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ESG GPS allows investors or corporates to identify and mitigate business risks to increase the sustainability of a company.
Risk Insights dissects the Risk Toolbox of an organization formulates the gradient of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in the organisation. We offer consulting services on end-to-end ERM, including, but not limited to:
- Change management, processes, policies, capacity, measuring, reporting & modelling risk
- Identification of risk gaps in an organization’s risk management cadence and providing solutions to bridge such gaps
- Setting up and enhancing the organization’s policies and processes for modern governance for this new era
- Strategic support on the application of risk management processes, policies and models
- Training and development of risk management professionals to build risk management capacity
- Basel Modelling and Risk Provisioning
For more information regarding our End-to-End ERM services, please click here.
We offer advanced analytics consulting as functional solutions for strategic risk management. Using data mining, data analytics and machine learning we are able to create tangible opportunities and solutions for our clients.
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Affordable education is a key cornerstone for progressive societies. As part of our mission to deliver on the SDG’s, at Risk Insights we continue to support education to our staff and our patrons. We have created various opportunities through our products and services to assist the democratisation of education. It is through education, can lift ourselves from poverty and hunger, thereby creating a better quality of life. Please see our offerings in:
- Digital Academy
- TCS iON
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The Risk Insights Digital Academy was established to support the democratization of education, allowing user-friendly, affordable online training for individuals looking to further their career development in fintech, machine learning, and banking. We have bespoke courses that enhance and create various learning opportunities for undergraduates and middle management within companies
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As part of our commitment to sustainable democratized education, Risk Insights partnered with Tata Consulting Services to distribute its superior online education platform - TCS iON products are available to corporates, schools, and universities to ensure of digitization of education. TCS iON is a product based on needs assessment of clients, creating bespoke digital education solutions that empower individuals and companies. These solutions fulfil end-to-end digital school, university, … solutions include among others:
- High integrity assessments
- Finance control and advanced analytics
- Digital campus
- Digital hub of interconnected sources
- State of the art administration capabilities
TCS iON's Cloud Based Solution is highly modular, scalable, and configurable giving businesses and educational institutions the benefits of increased efficiencies, faster go to market, predictability of technology as well as spend and better business results.
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Poverty eradication and jobs for all are key in delivering Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations. SMEs are positioned to play key role in job creation and innovation. SMEs deserve smart partners to support their development.
TFIN aligns with Risk Insights core values to adhere to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, with specific focus on reducing Poverty and inequality.
Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, TFIN is provides approved loans within 48 hours to SMEs followed by swift process of disbursement.
TFIN matches loan repayments to the cash-flows and risk profiles of SME`s. It also assists with bridging loans to mitigate cash flow risks for our clients. We believe that SME’s deserve bespoke financial solutions for their advancement. We provide a wide choice of loan types to match the SME requirements. The hassle-free repayment options make TFIN stand out amongst our competitors as a business that truly cares about empowering SMEs.
For more information regarding TFIN and financing to SMEs, please click here.
Owing to the impact of farming on biodiversity, the water crises, environmental degradation, and climate change, sustainable foods are key to zero harm on the natural world. Sustainable farming leads to less waste, fewer carbon emissions, and conservation of natural environments.
Established in 2019, Kamdali is a member of the Risk Insights family.
Kamdali is a supplier of carefully selected healthy food products into South Africa. We are proud to be one of the first few companies that started supplying vegan, organic, ready-to-eat food. Our products are certified according to the highest USA and EU standards and are produced in earth-friendly, minimum CO2 impact manner.
Our pre-packed products are produced using modern organic technologies that care for nature, focusing on sustainable farming and sustainable packaging methods. Our yummy foods maintain the right balance between business and environmental responsibility and aligns with Risk Insights’ core values.
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