December 4, 2023
The year has proven to be a tough one for several well-known global corporations that have faced significant reputation crises. From data breaches to unethical behaviour, affected companies have had to navigate the fallout from these incidents, often facing public backlash and a loss of stakeholder trust
July 10, 2023
Despite multiple South African corporates publicly stating in recent months that they were doing contingency planning for a total electricity grid failure scenario, just a third (33%) of South Africa’s biggest companies have electricity supply concerns as a principal risk on their most recent published risk registers.
May 25, 2023
You can take practical, cost-effective steps to build organisational resilience and the ability to work through a crisis with your reputation still largely intact.
December 14, 2022
It’s that time of the year when many marketing and public relations consultants make bold, and frequently highly speculative predictions about trends they think will get some momentum in 2023.
September 26, 2022
While The Economist may have characterised Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in a July 2022 special report as having “turned from an investment craze attracting trillions of dollars on promises to make the world a better place into a source of eye-rolling cynicism”, it seems ESG-related risks are now […]
May 16, 2022
A brand ambassador for your organisation who makes the news for his anti-vaxxing stance. The celebrity face and voice for your product or service, who is going viral after allegations of domestic violence surface on Twitter. The sports stadium bearing your company’s name, but where the sports team or sports […]
November 18, 2021
The five most prevalent concerns for C-suite executives around South Africa appear to be cyber risk, followed by pandemic-related impacts, the macro-economic environment, operating risks, and marketplace competition and disruption.
August 26, 2021
While black women non-executive directors have a significantly stronger presence on JSE Top 40 company Boards compared to ten years ago, in 2021 white men still rule the roost at South Africa’s biggest listed enterprises.
April 14, 2021
If you’re a regular presenter, you would have probably spent the past year of COVID-19 cursing the limitations of video conferencing programmes when it comes to elegantly delivering presentations to a remote audience.
November 19, 2020
Cyber security was named as the top concern among South Africa’s business leaders in 2019, and that cyber security features as the most prevalent concern on the risk registers of JSE Top 40 companies.