Investors renew sustainability commitment at Davos
Posted on 01-31-2019 by Korinne Bressler

Márcia Balisciano is Director of Corporate Responsibility at RELX, the FTSE30 data and analytics company (and LexisNexis parent company), who was in Davos this year to take part in a panel discussion on how women leaders can help achieve the UN's... Read More

Why are investors flocking to SDG-committed companies?
Posted on 01-31-2019 by Korinne Bressler

Alfred Berkeley, chair of the UNGSII’s SCR500 fund, former president of the NASDAQ stock exchange and advisor to U.S. presidents Bush, Clinton and Obama, took time out at Davos to discuss the fund’s performance with LexisNexis What are... Read More

Fund proves real value of ethical investing
Posted on 01-31-2019 by Korinne Bressler

A fund which invests in major companies who have made a legal commitment to supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) announced its 2018 performance on Thursday 24 January at the World Economic Forum in Davos. It returned... Read More

How CSR is helping companies achieve profitability with positive purpose
Posted on 01-30-2019 by Korinne Bressler

Maurice Ostro, OBE KFO, is Vice-Chair of YPO and Founder of Entrepreneurial Giving and an entrepreneur and former government advisor. Ahead of the launch of the Global Leadership Survey results, he explained its significance and other trends he has noticed... Read More

New poll shows CEOs more engaged on corporate social responsibility
Posted on 01-30-2019 by Korinne Bressler

93 percent of CEOs believe business should have a positive impact on society, according to a new survey. The Global Leadership Survey by YPO shows the changing attitudes of business leaders, who increasingly feel responsible for tackling climate change... Read More

How Successful Teams are Working Together for Better Productivity, Insights and Integration
Posted on 01-24-2019 by Korinne Bressler

Even though teams are becoming more spread apart due to the growing global landscape, it’s more of a requirement that teams collaborate for the best results. As a researcher, what does this mean for you? No matter what your industry, the days of... Read More

Investors increasingly favor companies committed to sustainable development goals
Posted on 01-23-2019 by Lisa Thompson

Global foreign direct investment is shrinking rapidly—that’s the finding of the Global Investment Trend Monitor, which was released on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. At the launch, governmental actors and leaders in business... Read More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance to Join Top Table at Davos
Posted on 01-22-2019 by Lisa Thompson

The World Economic Forum (WEF) brings together leaders of government and business in the Alpine town of Davos in Switzerland this week. They are discussing the latest trends in business and society. The participant list is revealing—this year, some... Read More

Public Relations TNT (Trust and Tech):Explosive trends & recurring challenges for PR professionals in 2019
Posted on 01-16-2019 by Lisa Thompson

2018 is in the history books. For PR professionals it was a challenging year of trying maintain relationships and connections in a time of historic corporate and media distrust. And not all of it without good reason. (We’re looking at you Facebook... Read More

Weighing risk and opportunity in Latin America
Posted on 01-16-2019 by Lisa Thompson

Despite recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions, there are signs of more positive engagement with governance and compliance in Latin America. Emerging markets offer attractive opportunities for investors, but businesses aiming... Read More

How risk technology transforms trust
Posted on 01-14-2019 by Lisa Thompson

From AI to blockchain, companies are rapidly adopting new technologies which use data to drive business insights and manage risks more effectively . Our third volume of The Trust Issue explores how technology can also improve a company’s transparency... Read More

Nokia Chair Offers Insights into Artificial Intelligence
Posted on 01-10-2019 by Korinne Bressler

When Risto Siilasmaa realized that Artificial Intelligence (AI) would transform the technology industry, he decided he had to learn what it was all about. Now the chair of Nokia’s board of directors is making sure all 100,000 of the company’s... Read More

Is Your Company Doing Enough to End Human Trafficking?
Posted on 01-09-2019 by Lisa Thompson

January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Established in 2007 by a Senate resolution, the day shines a spotlight on the issue of trafficking men, women and children for financial gain. Many associate trafficking with sexual exploitation... Read More

Corporate Social Responsibility On Trend to Grow
Posted on 01-08-2019 by Lisa Thompson

In our ongoing series of Expert Q&As, we speak with Alison Taylor, Managing Director of Business for Social Responsibility ( BSR ), a nonprofit organization that works with companies and other partners on sustainable business strategies. She tells... Read More

Bribery in pharma: What you need to know
Posted on 01-07-2019 by Lisa Thompson

The pharmaceutical sector is one of the most-at risk industries for bribery and corruption. In a new White Paper, we look at some of the recent bribery enforcement actions against pharma firms and strengthened anti-bribery legislation. And we suggest... Read More