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Risk Insights ESG GPS Sustainable Newsletter

Welcome to the June 2024 edition of the Risk Insights™ (RI) Monthly Sustainable Newsletter! As we embark on a new month, let's take a moment to revisit the highlights and look forward to upcoming events in our journey towards a sustainable future:

Summer Davos World Economic Forum Event: Risk Insights, a member of the World Economic Forum’s New Champions community, was honored to participate in the World Economic Forum's Summer Davos Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2024, held from June 25-27 in Dalian, China. At this event, our Founder, Anushka Bogdanov, along with Professor Danny Quah, delivered insightful perspectives on "Confronting Global Risks 2024," with a focus on sustainability and Africa.

X-Ray Premium Launch: We proudly unveiled X-Ray Premium, a groundbreaking tool for Green Transition risk analysis, in an event that drew participants from around the globe. This state-of-the-art tool is set to revolutionize risk management by providing businesses with unparalleled insights and capabilities for navigating the Green Transition. If you missed this landmark event, you can view the webinar here.

Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda Launch: Prepare for a monumental leap in sustainability practices across Africa. On July 31st, 2024, we will officially launch our ESG GPS tool in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. This powerful tool will now rate companies on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE), Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) and Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), setting a new standard for ESG transparency and accountability in these markets. Join us for this significant event at 10:00am CAT / 11:00am EAT. Register here.

As we continue to forge ahead on our mission to champion sustainability and drive positive change, we're grateful for your continued support and partnership. Together, let's seize the opportunities that lie ahead and make a lasting impact on our communities in Africa and the world. Thank you for being an essential part of our journey towards a sustainable future. Let's continue to innovate, collaborate, and inspire change together!

Summer Davos World Economic Forum Event

Risk Insights, a member of the World Economic Forum’s New Champions community, was honored to participate in the World Economic Forum's Summer Davos Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2024, held from June 25-27 in Dalian, China. At this event, our Founder, Anushka Bogdanov, along with Professor Danny Quah, Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics and Dean at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, delivered insightful perspectives on "Confronting Global Risks 2024," with a focus on sustainability and Africa. Quah’s research interests lie in income inequality, economic growth, and international economic relations, emphasizing the global power shift and alternative models of global power relations.

This year's theme, “Next Frontiers for Growth,” set the stage for leaders from government, business, and academia to forge stronger partnerships and innovative solutions aimed at unlocking global economic recovery. Anushka’s contributions were instrumental in advancing discussions that are pivotal to Africa and beyond. Stay tuned for updates from this transformative event.

X-Ray Premium Webinar Launch

XRay Premium Thank You Newsletter

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the launch of X-Ray Premium. We appreciate you taking the time to learn about our latest innovation in risk analysis tools. Your participation and engagement are crucial to our mission of empowering businesses with unparalleled insights and capabilities for the Green Transition in this new era of governance. We look forward to continuing this journey with you and driving forward sustainable business practices. The full webinar can be found here.

PAFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2024

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Risk Insights is pleased to be participating in the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2024 from June 25th to 28th in Belle Mare, Mauritius. This event features key activities including the Workshop on Developing an Effective PAO Strategy, the PAFA PAO Leadership Forum, the Forum to Advance Women in the Accountancy Profession, a Welcome Reception, the AGM of the 14th General Assembly, a Gala Dinner, and the PAFA – MIPA Technical Forum. We look forward to engaging with industry leaders, sharing insights, and contributing to the advancement of the accountancy profession in Africa.

Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda Launch Webinar


Join us for the launch of ESG GPS in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda on Wednesday, 31st of July 2024, at 10:00am CAT / 11:00am EAT. Discover how our innovative AI-powered ESG rating tool is poised to transform sustainability practices across these nations by integrating global best practices with local regulations to drive positive change. This event will showcase how ESG GPS can provide comprehensive insights into environmental, social, and governance performance, empowering businesses, and investors to make informed decisions and foster sustainable growth. Register here to ensure you do not miss this opportunity to be part of Africa's journey towards a more sustainable future. Among companies rated in these three countries are BRALIRWA Plc. Part of the HEINEKEN Company, Nation Media Group, Stephen Gitagama, Uchumi Supermarkets Ltd, BK Group, Equity Bank Rwanda, I&M Bank (Rwanda) Plc. Benjamin Mutimura, Kenya Commercial Bank Ltd (KCB), Paul Russo, RH Bophelo, Quinton Zunga, CIMERWA Plc, MTN Rwanda, Mapula Bodibe CM (SA), British American Tobacco Uganda, East African Breweries PLC (EABL), Ms Jane Karuku, Kenya Airways, Mr Allan Kilavuka, Bank of Baroda Uganda, Centum Investment Company Plc., James Mworia, Equity Bank Uganda, Mr Anthony Kituuka, JUBILEE HOLDINGS LIMITED, Julius Kipngetich, National Insurance Co. Ltd, Stanbic Bank Uganda Holdings Ltd, Quality Chemical Industries Limited, MTN Uganda, Mulinge Sylvia M.B.S, Tolgases, Mr Daniel Warungu, Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL PLC), Precision Air Services PLC, Uchumi Supermarkets, CRDB BANK PLC, DCB COMMERCIAL BANK TANZANIA, Ms  Mkombozi Commercial Bank Plc, Respige KIMATI, Mwalimu Commercial Bank PLC, National Investments Company (NIC), NMB Bank Plc, Ruth Zaipuna, TCCIA Investment Plc, Yetu Microfinance Bank PLC, Altemius Millinga, Tanzania Portland Cement Company Limited, Alfonso Velez, Vodacom Tanzania Plc.

2nd Annual Botswana ESG and Sustainable Finance Forum 2024.


Risk Insights is pleased to have participated at the 2nd Annual Botswana ESG and Sustainable Finance Forum 2024 hosted by the Africa Sustainable Finance Intensive (ASFI)! The event was held on June 19-20 in Gaborone, Botswana, the theme for this dynamic event was “Resilience Amid Uncertainty.” We looked forward to joining central banks, policymakers, C-level executives, institutional investors, and asset managers such as Gobusamang Keebine, Balazs Horvath, Salma Baduel Phoi, Mpho Moletlo Kgosietsile (FCG), Xolisa Dhlamini (CDFA® , CESGA® , LT®), Kenneth Zibani, Adrian Mill, Anisa Bimbo, PRM, Tshepo Martinus Motlhabi, Moemedi Moyo, Modiri Seoke ACMA (CGMA), Rodney Ndamba FCCA, Bame Pule and Mothusi Mbole across the spectrum. Together, we delved into innovative investment solutions that align with sustainability goals and drive Africa's transition towards a low-carbon, inclusive, and resilient economy.

AFSIC – Investing in Africa 2024 Event.


Risk Insights (Pty) Ltd will be participating in one of the most significant investment events on the African continent, AFSIC - Investing in Africa. Mark your calendars, Date: 7th – 9th October 2024, Location: London. AFSIC has consistently fostered connections between companies seeking funding and Africa-focused investors, contributing to the global growth of businesses. Let’s continue the journey of success and ensure investment continues to transform Africa! Sherif Abdel Aal, Blen Abebe, Hossam Abou Moussa, Abdu-Rahman Abrahams, Deji Adebusoye, Olufunmi Adepoju, CFA, FRM, FCA, Temilade Aduroja, Chuma A., Michael Akampa, Damilola Aloba, MBA, FCA, Eugene Amusin, Lavanya Anand, Njord Andrewes, Sandeep A.,Aliza Ayaz, Andre Jr. Ayotte, Jennifer Baarn, Andrew Bainbridge, Maxime Bayen, Andrey Bogdanov, Petrus (Peter) Boonman MCIOF, Maxime Bouan, Sebastien Boyé Ola Brown, MFR, Maelis Carraro, Catherine Cax, Leyla Charles, Nicolas Clavel, Nitin Collappen FCCA, MBA, Kevin Copping, Rajiv Daya, Jeanne de Guillebon, Olivier Deiters, MBA, Pierre Deludet, Ababacar S. Diaw, Mareme Dieng, Julien Draper, Janade Du Plessis, Afsar Ebrahim, Michael Edem Akafia, KARIM EL HNOT, Najwa El Iraki, Ramez El-Serafy, Jean Michel ETTE, Tosin Faniro-Dada, CPA, Benjamin Fernandes, Peter George, Youcef Ghoula, David Grayson, Philippe Guichandut, Gbenga Hassan, Ahmed H., Jurgen Heppe, Gaetan Herinckx, Dr. Christina T. Igono, Anish Jain, Nijhad Jamal, Janice Johnston, Amanda Kabagambe, Paul Kamau, Mike Kamungeremu, ACMA, CGMA, MBA, Kapil Kanungo, Donald Kariuki, Seja Kekana, Eren K., Karin Kersten, Pranav Khamar, Suleiman Kiggundu, Pr Kelly M Kingsley, Betty Kiptum, Jeffrey Kirk, Carel Kleynhans, Pauline Koelbl, Yassine LAGHZIOUI, 'Luni' Libes, Alexandre Liege, Chris Low, John Mair, Vukosi Hlengani Maluleke, Brian Mangwiro, PhD, Ben Marrel, Enrique Martinez Hausmann, Jorgs Mbugua, Rupert McCammon, Sebastian McKinlay, Drina Meyer-Jardine (LLB Hons), Nyeji Chilembo-Mhango, MSc., Arthur Minsat, Avinash Mishra, Hassane Muhieddine, Angela Muraguri, Brenton Naicker, Imar Nandha, Erica Nell, Saskia Nysschens, Lucinda O'Gorman, Jackline Okeyo, MRICS, Randolph Oosthuizen, CFA, Eric Osiakwan, Terje Osmundsen, Antti Partanen, Ashish Patel, Imran Patel, Nivesh Pather, Michelle Patrick-Akinrinade, Leonie Pentz, Frédéric Pfister, Jeremy Quainoo, Lucy Quist, Jimmy Ranamane, Ned R., Kristjan Raude 🌍, Selma Ribica, Michael Rieser, Andrew Ritchie, Charlie Robertson, Matt Robinson, Elizabeth Rossiello, Karen Sumie Runde, Deepankar Rustagi, Victoria Chelangat Sabula, Ayo Salami, Smita Sanghrajka, Madalena Santos, Ziyaad Sarang, Saad Sheikh, Oyin Solebo, Dr. Olufunso Somorin, Azer Songnaba, CFA, Denesh Srishanker, Iveta Tancheva-Nikolova, Anish Thakkar Ndeye Thiaw, Olivier Toussaint, Tracey Turner, Ameya Upadhyay, Cobus Visagie, Chris Wehbe, Geoffrey White, Todd Wilcox, Medha Wilson, Audrey-Cynthia Yamadjako, Eva Yazhari,