January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today released a draft executive summary to the new, cutting-edge guidance for applying Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to Environmental, Social and Governance-related risks.
by Lara Birkes, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterpr
If you look back at the evolution of the human race, it could be argued that our greatest skill is the ability to create and develop breakthrough technologies that simplify everyday life and advance society. It’s this drive to innovate that continually brings us to the next great crossroads and inevitably changes life as we know it.
Fully two-thirds of countries are now considered “distrusters", compared to about half a year ago. This is a stunning collapse in trust.
At this year’s World Economic Forum gathering in Davos, Switzerland, PR firm Edelman shared its comprehensive annual Trust Barometer, confirming what we all know: global trust in institutions and leaders is at an all-time low. Fully two-thirds of countries are now considered “distrusters” (under 50% trust in the mainstream institutions of business, government, media and NGOs to do what is right), compared to about half a year ago. This is a stunning collapse in trust, even from last year’s low base.
OSLO, NORWAY, January 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - From all corners of the world, business leaders echo the same message: societal risks need urgent action. However, some of the most pressing risks – such as youth unemployment and the global food crisis – are also where leaders see the greatest business opportunities. Business also increasingly sees itself as a key global activist and is calling on governments to increase political will to address world risks.
The playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote that poverty is “the greatest of evils and the worst of crimes.” While Shaw penned those poignant words more than a century ago, the reality is that too many people still lead lives filled with hunger and hardship.
Sigma-Aldrich, recognized for its sustainability efforts in St. Louis and around the world, takes the 38th spot as one of only 20 American companies to make the list
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named today to the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) Index, a recognition that identifies the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors. Announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, by the Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, Sigma-Aldrich is one of only 20 American companies to receive this distinction and is the only St. Louis-based company on the list.
In today's fast-paced and changing world, trust is vital for society and the global economy to function successfully and efficiently. The economic crisis that began in 2008 continues to challenge us today.