Author: ExoShock Admin

Economic opinions for the real world

Are biofuels about to eat your lunch?

With greater pressure from the government and investors to shift to renewable energy sources there has been a surge in the production of biofuels around the world. Biofuels are an important form of renewable energy but not all are created equal. It is vital to evaluate their impact on both food security and the environment. Biofuels have…
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Aiding the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy

Pressure is building on CEOs from both the government and major investors,who are keen to ensure that businesses understand and plan for the impact that changes in the environment will have on their operations. As climate change continues to climb to the top of the world’s agenda and we transition away from fossil fuels to renewable…
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Mitigating the impact of climate change on food security

The impact of climate change threatens global food security. Many countries will need to adapt as it becomes harder to produce food and they become more vulnerable to the increased volatility of international food prices. While global efforts such as the Paris Agreement have tried to limit global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels, projections…
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How can organisations plan for the long-term?

Exoshock shows the far-reaching ramifications of external shocks enabling organisations to identify risks, plan for possible scenarios and understand how global resource constraints will affect their industry. CEOs are increasingly concerned about the social benefits of their business activities because companies that have long-term positive social impact have better stock market valuations and a better…
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Exoshock presents at Agri World in Paris

This week Roberto Pasqualino, Head of Model Development at Exoshock, is in Paris presenting at Agri World 2018,  the 11th World Congress on Plant Biotechnology & Agriculture. His talk will focus on the way in which Exoshock’s model can be used as reference for supporting data transparency within complex agriculture to support investments decisions with…
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Professor Mainelli joins as Non-Executive Director

Professor Michael Mainelli (FCCA, FCSI, FBCS) co-founded Z/Yen, the City of London’s leading commercial think-tank and venture firm in 1994 to promote societal advance through better finance and technology. With a career spanning multiple technology and business sectors, he will bring a wealth of commercial and strategic experience to Exoshock and will help the company…
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Pasqualino presents at Conference in Zurich

This week, Roberto Pasqualino will be presenting his work on feedback and network system modelling of Annex Parties. Annex Parties have an obligation to provide finance to developing countries to help them alleviate the effects of climate change. This was a poster presentation given at the 2nd Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability, hosted by…
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Blackrock urges social responsibility

In a letter to CEOs this week, Larry Fink, Chairman & CEO of BlackRock, urges CEOs to articulate their social purpose more clearly in order that active shareholders can evaluate and contribute to the strategic framework for long term growth. Long term sustainable growth is the responsibility of the entire board, not just the CEO.…
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