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The AIQ Podcast: Counting emissions accounting emissions
Increasing numbers of governments and companies are committed to reaching net zero. But how sound is the carbon data on which these commitments are made?
The AIQ Podcast: China's tech crackdown
China’s regulators are taking swift, radical action against tech companies they consider to be too big and powerful. How should foreign investors respond?
Podcast: A clear green premium
Ed Dixon, Head of ESG at Aviva Investors, recently joined Blackstock Consulting on a PropCast episode to launch their new series of ESG insights with industry leaders. This episode explores how the government needs to be partnering with businesses to reach their climate pledges, how the “green premium” is yielding higher rents for eco-friendly offices, and much more.
The AIQ Podcast: The future of the internet
What does an essay by a songwriter for the Grateful Dead teach us about threats to cyberspace? What do the apps created by big tech companies have in common with the firewalls of authoritarian governments? And could China’s plans for a ‘New IP’ alter the world’s digital infrastructure?
In the latest episode of the AIQ podcast, we answer these questions as we explore the trends that are shaping the future of the web. As we find out, big companies and powerful states are fracturing the global internet into competing regimes, bringing new challenges for investors.
The AIQ Podcast: The source of the next crisis
The crisis triggered by COVID-19 has had painful repercussions around the world. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost and millions of livelihoods have come to an abrupt halt. From this point, recovery may take years.
In this AIQ podcast, we look at the lessons learnt. Are we any closer to understanding complex risks, and can we possibly anticipate where the next life-changing shock might appear? By engaging with disaster specialists as well as economists and fund managers, we find out more about the concerns that won’t go away.
The AIQ Podcast: Risk and resilience in an age of uncertainty
How did an Italian gambler invent the science of probability? What does a plane crash in the 1950s have to teach us about the nature of uncertainty? And why are experts so bad at predicting future trends?
In the latest episode of the AIQ podcast, we answer these questions and others as we explore the nature of risk and uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the difficulties of risk management in a globalised and hyper-connected world. But by following some key principles, organisations can ensure they are more resilient during times of radical change.