Financial incentives for reducing proliferation risks

By Rachel A. Weise, Gretchen Hund | September 2, 2016

Two influential market groups can take action to reduce the risk that nuclear dual-use technologies end up in the wrong hands. Financial institutions, such as banks and insurance companies, and large manufacturers that integrate dual-use technologies into more complex goods both can encourage other companies to adopt stricter compliance programs to reduce the risks of nuclear proliferation. The authors describe ways to create financial incentives for risk reduction along the whole nuclear supply chain.

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