Private Sector Intelligence Services

Edinburgh International

A leading global risk management and security solution provider, Edinburgh International (EI) works with clients to help them achieve their goals in high growth and emerging markets, such as Africa, the Middle East and Asia. EI services include advisory, threat and risk analysis, security management, technical design, security engineering, mobile and site security. Additionally, EI provides support services such as country entry logistics, medical, communications, training, camp construction, operations and maintenance.

Eurasia Group

Eurasia Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they do business.

European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center

ESISC specializes in the collection and analysis of all sources of intelligence (open and human) in the areas of security (terrorism, conflicts, piracy, organized crime, or social unrest), of geopolitics (stability of states, actual decision-making, foreign influences, conflicts), of the economy (markets, competition, legal security) and of due diligence.

On the basis of intelligence collected, ESISC produces customized reports, analysis, and daily, weekly, or monthly briefings responding exactly to the needs of each client in his or her sector of activity and the geographical zone in which he or she operates.


As the global landscape evolves, it is imperative to navigate, manage and monitor the political, economic, social and environmental risks that affect new growth opportunities for business, especially in emerging markets.

Maplecroft's Global Risks Portfolio and services combine rigorous research with technological innovation to offer risk screens, monitoring tools and invaluable insights into the most challenging political, economic, social and environmental risks and responsibilities facing global business today.

Monitor Global Outlook

Monitor Global Outlook, a service of The Christian Science Monitor, provides professionals with fact-based, on-the-ground analysis of daily events that can impact your investments, operations, and personnel in emerging and frontier market countries. Our award-winning journalists actively monitor the political, business, and social significance of each event, providing our clients with early warning indicators to help them better anticipate new opportunities, manage risk, and prevent loss.


OODA Loop is an intelligence platform designed to provide critical intelligence, analysis and insight on global security, technology, and business issues. It is the culmination of three years of experimentation by a team of engineers and analysts and informed by over 20 years of thinking about the nexus of strategic and tactical intelligence. The core of the OODA Loop project is the team of experts and analysts available to write, influence, and provide critical insight that contributes to the quality of the content published on the site.

Oxford Analytica

Oxford Analytica is a global analysis and advisory firm which draws on a worldwide network of experts to advise its clients on their strategy and performance. Our insights and judgements on global issues enable our clients to succeed in a world where the nexus of politics and economics, state and business is critical.

Rhodium Group

Rhodium Group (RHG) combines policy experience, quantitative economic tools and on-the-ground research to analyze disruptive global trends. Our work supports the investment management, strategic planning and policy needs of firms in the financial, corporate and government sectors. RHG is based in New York City with associates in Washington, Berlin, Shanghai and New Delhi.


The Hungarian National Association of Radio Distress-Signalling and Infocommunications (RSOE) operates Emergency and Disaster Information Service (EDIS) to monitor and document all the events on the Earth which may cause disaster or emergency. The EDIS website provides useful information regarding emergency situations and their prevention. Extraordinary events happening in Hungary, Europe and other areas of the World are monitored 24 hours per day and displayed near real time. To ensure clear transparency all events are categorized separately in the RSS,XML, CAP directory (e.g. earthquake, fire, flood, landslide, nuclear event, tornado, vulcano).

The Soufan Group

The Soufan Group provides strategic security intelligence services to governments and multinational organizations. Our training programs, security services, and research insights arm our clients with the essential knowledge and skills to prepare for, manage and respond to constantly evolving security needs.


Stratfor is a geopolitical intelligence firm that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the world. By placing global events in a geopolitical framework, we help customers anticipate opportunities and better understand international developments.

We have two core offerings: Online subscriptions and custom consulting services. Subscribers gain a thorough understanding of world events through full access to our analysis, published around the clock. Clients get direct access to our analysts and to our global networks, enabling them to better assess geopolitical risk, make strategic investments and expand into challenging regions.


Thesigers is a research and advisory firm providing clients with practical, knowledge-based solutions to difficult social and political issues. We work with meticulously sourced information to support client decision-making, identify opportunities, and manage the risks of doing business in complex markets. Drawing on a network of associates with backgrounds in journalism, diplomacy, government, consulting and academia, we provide clients with a focused, versatile alternative to traditional off-the-shelf solutions. Thesigers is also the publisher of the quarterly Current Intelligence.

World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum publishes a comprehensive series of reports which examine in detail the broad range of global issues it seeks to address with stakeholders as part of its mission of improving the state of the world. Besides reports on its key events and standalone publications such as the Global Competitiveness Report, the Global Risks Report and the Global Gender Gap Report, the Forum produces landmark titles covering the environment, education, individual industries and technologies.