Republic Journal

Budget 2022/2023: Government Forced to Make More Difficult Decisions

In the weeks leading up to the presentation of the 2022/2023 National Budget, government was determined to deliver a message that was both encouraging and cautionary. That is, “the economy is on the mend, but we must remain prudent with our expenditure”.

Sustainability in Banking: Why is it important to Republic Bank?

Eco-friendly, sustainable, green - these are all words we’re familiar with but most likely never attribute to the banking sector, at least not in the first instance. It’s true. Over time we’ve somehow managed to ascribe caring for the environment and ensuring the responsible use of resources to specific industries like agriculture and energy.

Why Is Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) The Topic of Conversation

The business case for DEI has been made. In today’s corporate world, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is considered a key strategic business imperative.

A Nation’s Birth: Independence Day Lessons of Yesteryear for Today

With the close of Trinidad and Tobago’s 60th Anniversary of Independence celebrations, and the end of the festivities, comes a time, I truly believe, when many of us could derive great value in reflecting on what it truly means to be independent.

More Pain Expected Despite Encouraging Developments

As 2021 progressed and more countries moved to open their economies, it became increasingly apparent that the dislocations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic would linger for much longer than initially expected. Despite growing demand, global economic activity was impeded by supply shortages and bottlenecks, logistical challenges at ports, inadequate labour, rapidly increasing shipping costs and rising energy prices, to name a few.

The Journey of Ethical Leadership Part 2 – Staying the Course

In our previous blog talk we looked at what defines ethical leadership and what resides at the core of an ethical leader. We looked at critical values such as fairness, transparency, integrity, and communication, just to name a few, and how integral they are in promoting healthy habits within our organisations.


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