Welcome

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.

News

New Member: Meridian Credit Union

We are pleased to welcome Meridian Credit Union as a new GRI member. With more than 75 years of banking history, Meridian is Ontario’s largest credit union, and the second largest in Canada with more than 365,000 members. We look forward to supporting the Meridian team with their operational, ERM and climate risk initiatives.

Research

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.

Engagement

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.

Our
Model

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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.

Publications

ISSB and SEC Put the Squeeze on Canada’s Climate Reporting Plans

ISSB and SEC Put the Squeeze on Canada’s Climate Reporting Plans Alyson Slater, Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, GRI Alexandria Fisher, Manager, Sustainable Finance, GRI Download the full Report – PDF Version ABOUT THIS REPORT: After two decades of multiple voluntary sustainability reporting frameworks gaining footholds in the market, the move toward global, mandatory, standardized reporting… View Article

Unwinding Pandemic Stimulus: The Bank of Canada’s Narrow Path to Successful Policy Normalization

Unwinding Pandemic Stimulus: The Bank of Canada’s Narrow Path to Successful Policy Normalization James K. Stewart, Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute Hugh O’Reilly, Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute Victoria Guo, Director, Research, Global Risk Institute Download the Executive Summary – PDF Version Download the Executive Summary – PDF Version

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2022: The Canadian Perspective

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2022: The Canadian Perspective Victoria Guo, Director, Research, Global Risk Institute Download the full Report – PDF Version Abstract The World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2022 (the Report) in January, with the latest Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) results in fall 2021. The Report is based… View Article

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