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It Is in Investors’ Best Interest To Support the Low-Carbon Transition. Here’s Why.
Managing climate-related risks should be considered part of investors' fiduciary duty
Building Climate-Resilient Infrastructure in the Post-Pandemic World
Infrastructure investors must adopt a dynamic and evolving approach to building climate risk resilience
How Banks Can Manage Climate Risk
Banks' exposure to climate change is potentially enormous
As Wildfires Get Costlier and Deadlier, Insurers and Utilities Pay the Price
Insurers and utilities must adapt to a future with more wildfire risk
2020 AFP Strategic Role of Treasury Survey
Treasurers have been in the spotlight with the COVID-19 crisis and the prolonged and uncertain economic impacts are an opportunity to accelerate to a better “new normal” in terms of the impact and role of the function. Marsh & McLennan is proud to support the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) 2020 survey that examines the strategic role of treasurers. The survey explores evolving treasury responsibilities, critical skills for treasury leaders and their teams during COVID-19 and post pandemic, and the role of technology within treasury in the next three years.
Safeguarding Critical Functions of The Financial System
The financial sector plays a major role in navigating the COVID-19 crisis, not only as a contributor to countries’ gross domestic product, but also as an enabler of economic activity
Talent Strategies for a Changing Financial Services Sector
The fundamentals of traditional industries, such as financial services and insurance, continue to be impacted by factors including disruptive technology, globalization, and the changing workforce demographics. To master these forces of change and to remain competitive, companies must not only implement new ways of thinking in order to attract, develop and retain talent, but also align their talent strategies with these challenges.
COVID-19 and Impact on The US Financial System: CCAR Results and Model Management
As the CCAR 2020 results are published by the FRB and the pandemic continues, we bring a summary of these results, and share perspectives on how financial institutions should address the impact of the pandemic on models by providing tangible suggestions for how model development and model validation teams can act now to manage the expected surge of model management activities.
Becoming a Future Maker: From Shareholder to Stakeholder
This report explores the implications of a shift toward stakeholder capitalism for asset owners and how they might position their investment programs in response.
COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and Its Implications
Economic distress dominates companies’ top concerns, yet leaders must act now to address the knock-on effect of far-reaching environmental, societal, and technological risks
Beyond COVID-19 - Opportunities for Wealth Managers
Since the beginning of the global outbreak of COVID-19, the investment landscape has been filled with uncertainty – from a relatively uninterrupted environment over the past decade to one that has significantly changed. With unemployment rates increasing, interest rates drastically cut below levels seen during the financial crisis and many more social challenges, wealth managers need to quickly reassess their portfolios to get through this difficult time. What steps do wealth managers need to take?
Climate Change is a Global Financial Risk
Climate change will put at risk around 2 percent of global financial assets by the year 2100. A worstcase scenario could see up to 10 percent of global financial assets being at risk by 2100.
Planning for the Unexpected: COVID-19 Is a Dry Run for Climate Catastrophes
COVID-19 is an opportunity to reflect on how institutions react in times of global crisis
Steering Through The Next Cycle
The economic impact of COVID-19 and how corporate and investment banks need to transform
Let Big Wholesale Banks Merge
The financial crisis of a decade ago had a chilling effect on bank mergers across Europe. Policymakers expressed legitimate concerns about banks being too big to fail and raised questions about prudential authority and the political implications of using taxpayer money to keep firms solvent during a crisis.
The Role Of Retail Banks In Fighting COVID-19
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is already having a profound effect on people’s lives and on the global economy. Retail banks have a central role to play in not just supporting customers and employees, but society as well.