ESG Risks Are Getting More Attention, But Reputation Risk Appears To Be Diminishing
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 […]
The Metaverse And The Future Of Business Communications
26 Sep 2022 Many business leaders are still hesitant to bet on the metaverse and whether it will become a real part of business communications in the future. The technology itself is uncomfortable and a bit clumsy but the potential applications can’t be ignored. The key to successful business communications […]
If Your Company Sponsors Anyone Or Anything, Are You Prepared For The Associated Reputation Risks?
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 […]
Botswana: Portrait of a rich heritage, stability and progress
Botswana is in many ways, an exceptional nation. It is Africa’s oldest democracy, one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. It is the likely birthplace of modern humans, and home to rolling grasslands and savannah, an imposing desert and, surprisingly, rich waterways.
Using Professional Service Providers Optimally
The modern era has seen an increase in job specialisation across almost every professional field. From an investor relations perspective, an external third party brings an independent lens, benchmarking and global best practice.
Gearing Our Way Up For A Data-Led Quarter
The Aprio Digital team is well underway ‘driving’ and navigating our way through the Brandwatch platform. We have experienced just how beneficial this social listening tool is in gaining great insights into trending topics and industries of relevance to some of our clients at Aprio Group. To showcase once […]
Is It Worth Waiting For A Crisis To Realise Investor Relations` True Value
April 25, 2022
Much has been written about the value of investor relations (IR), with many concluding that the discipline is capable of delivering a competitive advantage and enhancing value through efficient communication, enabling companies to effectively compete for capital.
How Fintechs can build a firm base for expansion across Africa
November 18, 2021
In 2020, as the world was ravaged by the coronavirus, investment into financial technology (fintech) companies in emerging markets decreased as funders sheltered against a volatile, risky environment.
Aprio Digital Uses Brandwatch To Track Conversations From Recent Protests
The Aprio Digital team has added a nifty and insightful platform, Brandwatch to its service offering. Brandwatch is a social media analytic tool that tracks billions of conversations happening online every day, including blogs, news, forums, videos, Twitter posts, reviews, images and Facebook posts. The tool allows brands and companies […]
Alternative Stock Exchanges, The Catalyst for a K-Shaped Economic Recovery?
The rationale for companies listing on any exchange is to raise capital while listing on our alternative exchanges is mainly based on cost and less onerous listing requirements. Companies that opt for secondary listings do so to provide investors with access to additional trading platforms and their related benefits.