With the growth of cybercrime, and intensive media coverage of privacy breaches and ransomware attacks over the last year, could complacency about cyber risks soon be a thing of the past? While consumers remain dismally bad at protecting themselves, boardrooms are increasingly hungry for protection, with larger companies taking the lead.
The insurance industry is a major component of the economy by virtue of the amount of premiums it collects, the scale of its investment and, more fundamentally, the essential social and economic role it plays by covering personal and business risks. Now covering 62 countries, this annual report monitors global insurance market trends to support a better understanding of the industry's overall performance and health.
Enterprises involved in the agricultural sector are essential to achieving the sustainable development goals. The OECD and FAO have launched a pilot project with 30 leading enterprises to kick-start the practical application of the Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains.
SMEs may have fewer resources and capacity to implement due diligence compared to larger enterprises. With this in mind, the OECD is conducting surveys to collect data on SMEs operating in the garment and footwear sector in order to identify pragmatic approaches to implementing due diligence that are tailored to their size, resources, nature of business, and sourcing models.
Unlike some other gold producing regions around the world, gold smuggling has only recently become an issue in Colombia. Part of a series of due diligence assessments in Colombian gold supply chains, this report analyses conditions of mineral extraction and related risks.