How mining became a global CSR Achilles' heel
Posted on 08-27-2019 by Lisa Thompson

Our globalized society relies heavily on highspeed communication, made possible by the continuous innovation in the global electronic industry. Everyday electronics like smartphones, tablets and laptops, along with the rapidly growing market for Internet... Read More

Good Idea/Bad Idea: Tips for a Successful Rebrand Announcement
Posted on 08-20-2019 by Alyssa Vorhees

The rebranding of a company is an exciting time. Not only does it allow an organization to introduce a new visual identity (updated logos, a new color scheme and fonts, etc.), it also represents a fresh start. A rebranding creates a unique opportunity... Read More

A Guide for Determining Source Credibility
Posted on 08-20-2019 by Kate Reyes

The internet’s seemingly infinite volume of information can be a researcher’s best friend and worst enemy. It all depends, of course, if the info and data you glean from it are valid. Often, you know whether or not to trust a particular source... Read More

Technology & Trust: Use Photo Editing Responsibly
Posted on 08-07-2019 by Alyssa Vorhees

In the age of social media and instant gratification it is incredibly easy to edit photos to fit a specific ideal. The world is becoming increasingly more visual and consumers want content that tells a big story with a quick glance at a single photo.... Read More

There’s No Such Thing as the Right Partner without the Right Research
Posted on 07-11-2019 by Korinne Bressler

When multiple people or organizations bring their unique strengths together the results are often greater than what either could have achieved alone. The very best business partnerships have catapulted careers and fueled business growth. Partnership between... Read More

Sponsorship reversal shows compliance risks to art world
Posted on 07-11-2019 by Lisa Thompson

One of Britain’s most famous art institutions has reversed a sponsorship deal after it was revealed that the sponsor’s owner had backed a ban on teaching LGBT issues. As art organizations, universities and non-profits become more reliant on... Read More

How to Set Realistic Earned Media Expectations
Posted on 07-09-2019 by Alyssa Vorhees

The boss walks into your office and says, “I want to see this story on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.” They are talking about the new project or service your company has spent the last year developing. It’s the most promising... Read More

Compliance beyond the corporate perimeter: Department of Justice guidance on evaluating compliance program effectiveness emphasises third-party due diligence
Posted on 07-09-2019 by Lisa Thompson

Is your corporate compliance program up to scratch? That question will be top of mind for global organizations as they analyze recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on evaluating the effectiveness of compliance programs. The detailed... Read More

Confused by Conglomerates? Consider These Three Things When Researching Corporate Ownership.
Posted on 07-08-2019 by Korinne Bressler

There is a difference between brand identity and corporate identity but finding the latter may prove to be more difficult than reading the name on a label. While the average consumer in a retail store may not know—or indeed have a desire to know—who... Read More

Is your Artificial Intelligence project doomed to fail? Avoiding pitfalls and adopting best practice in AI projects
Posted on 07-08-2019 by Korinne Bressler

After decades of false dawns, the age of artificial intelligence (AI) is finally upon us. AI has talked its way into consumer consciousness via Alexa and Siri, while unprecedented access to big data sources and the cloud computing power needed to analyse... Read More

The Magic Behind Predictive Analytics … Revealed
Posted on 07-02-2019 by Korinne Bressler

Analytics experts from Fortune 500 companies, along with other top data practitioners, will converge on Las Vegas this month—and that's not the only stop on the Predictive Analytics World tour, now in its 10th year. Washington DC, London and... Read More

U.S. releases new sanctions compliance guidance
Posted on 06-24-2019 by Lisa Thompson

The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has released new guidance on strengthening sanctions compliance programs for companies based in or conducting business in the U.S. In the same month, there have been developments in sanctions in the U.S... Read More

Industry experts on the need for ongoing risk monitoring
Posted on 06-19-2019 by Lisa Thompson

Turbulence appears to be the new normal in today’s global risk landscape. Political turmoil, changing regulations, disruptive weather events, financial instability and a variety of other factors can disrupt supply chains or involve companies in... Read More

What do Artificial Intelligence & Sustainability Have in Common?
Posted on 06-17-2019 by Lisa Thompson

During the 2019 Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, we caught up with Andrew Wales, Chief Digital Impact and Sustainability Officer at BT . Our latest Expert Q&A explores employers’ growing need for skills in technologies like AI, and... Read More

How Research Helps Nonprofits Build Better Donor Lists
Posted on 06-10-2019 by Alyssa Vorhees

While most organizations and their leaders value efficiency, maximizing time and dollars is a categorical imperative for nonprofits. Not only do these organizations often operate with razor thin budgets and incredibly lean staffing, they also must spend... Read More