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OPRISK: The Operational Risk Management Function! 

What is Operational Risk Management (ORM)? Quite simply, it is the process of identifying and managing risks to an organization’s operations. This includes any activity or event that could adversely affect an organization’s ability to achieve its objectives. The Operational Risk Management function is responsible for implementing and overseeing this process. In this blog post, […]

What is FinTech? A Guide to the Revolution

You may have heard the term “FinTech” or “Fintech” being thrown around a lot lately, but what does it actually mean? In short, fintech is the use of technology to improve and disrupt the financial services industry. It covers everything from mobile payments to peer-to-peer lending to big data analytics. There are many different facets

MIT Sloan Improves ESG in Financial Sector

CAMBRIDGE, MA: Capital markets and regulators are moving fast to integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors into the investment decision-making process, but struggle with the quality and consistency of ESG data, despite the framework laid out by the Global Reporting Initiative. The MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative‘s Aggregate Confusion Project (ACP) welcomes four new investment

PwC Survey: Prioritize ESG or Lose Investors

London, UK: New research from PwC has found that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have now become a make-or-break consideration for leading investors globally. It is a wake-up call for all companies, large and small, to embrace triple-bottom-line business practices. Almost half of investors surveyed expressed willingness to divest from companies that aren’t taking

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