Our Mission

The Global Risk Institute is the premier organization that defines thought leadership in risk management for the financial industry globally. It brings together leaders from industry, academia, and government to draw actionable insights on emerging risks globally.


Accounting, Audit and Assurance Standards Oversight Councils Announce Canadian Sustainability Standards Board

The Accounting Standards Oversight Council and Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council mutually approved the formation of a Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB). The Councils’ decision to approve this early recommendation is a testament to the progress made to develop global sustainability disclosure standards and the need for the CSSB to ensure the Canadian perspective… View Article


As a leader for risk management professionals in the finance sector, Global Risk Institute focuses on investigating and exploring the most critical issues facing global institutions today.


Financial institutions, governments, policymakers and regulators are all seeking growth and stability in an uncertain world. The Global Risk Institute responds by providing them with better intelligence, information and training.

Building Risk Professionals

Global Risk Institute believes in engaging directly with our members in order to assist them in building knowledge and strengthen their risk management team capacity. We do that through hosted events, publications and education programs.

Research Themes

  • Technological Disruption

    Technological advances are challenging the way the finance sector operates. We study to these innovations and equip you with knowledge to help mitigate the threats, identify the trends and capitalize on new opportunities.

  • Climate Change

    GRI is engaged in expanding financial sectors understanding of climate-related risks and costs.

  • Regulation

    GRI is working with our members to help in improving processes, governance and offering strategies to cope regulatory changes.



How We Engage

  • Seminars and Workshops

    GRI members have access to presentations, workshops and forums presented by leading experts.

  • In-house Presentations

    GRI executive team is regularly invited to give special presentations to business and Risk Management divisions.

  • Annual Conference

    Global Risk Institute’s annual conference is focused on bringing together risk management professionals in a collaborative environment featuring interactive discussions and case studies by world leading experts.

  • Education Programs

    Global Risk Institute has several programs underway to improve the skills of risk managers, from students graduating from University to C-Suite executives to board members.


A 2022 Primer for Crypto-Trading

A 2022 Primer for Crypto-Trading Andreas Park, Research Director, Rotman FinHub, University of Toronto Download the full paper – PDF Version

The Top Three Trends Shaping the 2022 Proxy Season

The Top Three Trends Shaping the 2022 Proxy Season Alyson Slater, Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, GRI Yibo Bu, Climate Research Analyst, GRI Download the full Report – PDF Version ABOUT THIS ARTICLE: Proxy season casts a spotlight on key issues of growing importance to investors, and shareholder resolutions are a tool that continues to be… View Article