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Orthodoxy and innovation: crisis readiness, response and recovery
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Orthodoxy and innovation: crisis readiness, response and recovery

Today’s crises are more frequent and more complex than ever. They challenge an organization’s resilience as never before. As the nature of crises changes, so must your organization. How do you stand ready, respond effectively and recover stronger?

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A tapestry of risk and opportunity on the new silk road

The Chinese Belt and Road initiative is an enticing investment opportunity, but security strategies should factor in kidnap risk in some areas.

Russia’s automotive sector: emerging from the doldrums
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Russia’s automotive sector: emerging from the doldrums

Recent data from Russia suggest that 2017 will be the first year since 2014 that an increase in domestic automotive sales is expected. The growth in sales is a positive sign not just for car manufacturers and distributors.

Changing patterns in terrorism
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Changing patterns in terrorism

Islamic State is under pressure following territorial losses in the Middle East. But it is not yet defeated as either a military or ideological force. Meanwhile, we are seeing increasingly diverse terrorism threats globally - not necessarily more severe, but often less predictable.

Africa Risk-Reward Index – June 2018
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Africa Risk-Reward Index

Significant political changes, particularly in Southern African, and improved commodity prices led to an improvement of the average Risk-Reward Score on the African continent.

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The US-China trade war

When the editor-in-chief of one of China’s most prominent newspapers last month described new tariffs as President Donald Trump’s “last card”, he could hardly have been more wrong. With US duties now affecting Chinese imports worth USD 250bn and Trump...

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What Xi Jinping means for your business

Xi Jinping has arguably changed China more than any leader since the reform era began in the late 1970s. Much of what is happening in China today would have happened regardless of the leader due to its size and growing wealth, but Xi has provided direction and a compelling vision for the future.

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Thinking and acting local

Nigeria’s security dynamics are highly localised, giving the opportunity for businesses who really understand the threat environment to operate safely and cost efficiently. In one of the world’s most attractive emerging markets the tremendous potential is offset by a myriad of security issues that can often seem insurmountable to businesses.

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