Topic 4 Risk assessment

As seen in the previous Units, investors, customers and stakeholders are becoming more demanding about companies risk assessment. Social and environmental risk assessment has become really relevant for companies. 

The Sustainability Risk Framework of Swiss Re offers an example of a company’s risk assessment, as you can see in the image on the right. 

The risk may consists of: human rights violations i.e.: exploitation, threatens for workers security and health; environmental damages: soil and air pollution, waste disposal, deforestation, biodiversity threats etc..

Swiss Re Sustainability Index

Another example of risk assessment is Deloitte Sustainability Risk Management Framework. They suggest to take your company strategy as a base to make sustainable development goals more effective. This setting also facilitates investor and stakeholders to examine the company’s potential risk, as you can see in the Deloitte SRMF scheme below:

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