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The impacts of political or geopolitical shocks to business have often been perceived as limited or localised. The implications of this crisis are just beginning to be felt and will manifest in higher political risk, everywhere.
South-East Asia is poised to make the most of the growing demand for new raw material markets. However, this could trigger intense resource competition, exacerbating integrity risks and ESG issues.
The market for voluntary carbon offsets is booming everywhere, and Asia is no exception. But while incentivising growth in voluntary carbon credits markets (VCMs) are a step in the right direction, these mechanisms are not without risks and could have unintended consequences for businesses.
We explore a range of risks that will be of interest to different stakeholders within the mining industry, from security managers charged with developing responsible security programmes, to investors considering environmental risks and mine operators trying to maximise positive social impacts.