A report highlighting how G20 companies are managing in an interconnected, technologically disrupted and increasingly regulated world.

Key Points:

  • The resilience score indicates how well companies are equipped to deal with 18 scenarios which are most likely to negatively impact their turnover, value and reputation.
  • The resilience score for the G20 is 40 points out of a possible 100.
  • Cyber-attacks which steal, or compromise assets is considered the biggest risk for 2019 although less than half of surveyed companies are taking proactive steps to manage this risk.
  • Technological innovation is forcing companies to change and adapt in order to continue within a four-year window.
  • The rate of change is accelerating, with fundamental changes occurring across value chains and business models.

Areas covered:

  • Resilience score by country and industry; Corporate risks; Technology; Transforming; Relationships; Regulations; Environment, Social & Governance (ESG), and; Investment.
  • Key findings:
    • The US scored strongly compared to the G20 average, companies in countries with high scores we the most proactive in managing cyber-attack related risk.
    • Financial industry is considered most resilient, with infrastructure and services less so.
    • 79% of companies thought corporate boards in their countries should be proactive in risk awareness and planning.
    • 25% of business leaders surveyed have considerable distrust in their country’s political leadership.
    • Up to 27% extra value could be added to balance sheets if companies had an extremely positive or high ESG rating.