The Global Risk report 2018

BY: Marsh South Africa.

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The 13th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, prepared in partnership with Marsh & McLennan Companies, highlights the extraordinary pace and variety of change in the world, and the resulting fractures in global cooperation. For businesses, the report raises critical questions about building resilience and adaptability in the face of these seemingly unmanageable risks.

2018 Global risks report takeaways

Geopolitical turmoil, environmental dangers and cyber risk all feature prominently in the new report.

Hock-proofing businesses

A provocative new section in the report is “Future Shocks,” 10 risk scenarios that are designed to help businesses enhance their contingency planning.

“Businesses have traditionally used contingency planning for risks such as natural catastrophes. This year’s report underscores that businesses could apply the same approach to a wider class of risks, such as cyber risk,” says John.

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Access related resources such as short videos, infographics and a number of other risk reports at Global Risks 2018 webpage