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In your view, what are the big issues to watch out for in 2013? I think that climate change is going to be a big issue. That’s partly for the same reasons. There’s also a growing recognition of the effects that a change in climate is going to have on business.
What a rollercoaster ride! It has been five years since I moved to New York to open our US office. My arrival here coincided with the worst financial crash since the Depression, a time when you were unsure whether there would be any cash in the ATM, let alone a market for sustainability advice.
Sustainability ranks ninth out of ten top corporate priorities for 2013, according to a study released by The Conference Board January 9th of more than 700 senior executives in businesses around the world.
A company’s employees have a direct, major impact on brand reputation, according to a new research summary produced by the business thought leadership organization, The Forum: Business Results through People.
Every business should have a crisis management plan in place, one that has been rehearsed and practiced so that everyone knows precisely what they are supposed to do if it all kicks off – in theory at least.
Jobs creation and avoiding the fiscal cliff are top of mind issues of national business groups following the election. More narrow issues, such as OSHA policies and standards, are for another day, probably sometime in 2013, especially if OSHA makes noises about new standards.
Sustainability is changing how businesses work and compete. Many leading companies realise that an innovative CR strategy, aligned with goals and resources, delivers a competitive edge. This competitive edge has seen many companies increase their ROI plus realise and take advantage of opportunities in new markets.
On Monday, the National Safety Council presented its 2012 Robert W. Campbell Award to Firmenich, at the Opening Session of its Congress & Expo. This award is presented annually to organizations that integrate environmental, health and safety (EHS) management with business operations as a cornerstone of corporate success.
Identifying, developing, and retaining quality resources has always been critical to long-term business sustainability. However, some experts now believe traditional subject matter expertise will not be the limiting factor in the future.