Maximizing your Value through Research: How to Become the Hero Clients Seek
Posted on 09-19-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Consultants face more professional challenges than ever before. From increased competition, to commoditization of services to higher client expectations, you must be as effective and impactful as possible in order to succeed. Are you using every resource... Read More

FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy extended to M&A
Posted on 09-17-2018 by Lisa Thompson

The U.S. Corporate Enforcement Policy, which incentivises companies to self-disclose bribery and corruption when they come across it, now applies to U.S. companies which are merging with or acquiring foreign companies. That’s according to a recent... Read More

Kroger Bags Reliance on Plastic as Part of Its Corporate Social Responsibility Commitment
Posted on 09-13-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Five trillion plastic bags. That’s the number of single-use (double, if you have a dog) bags used worldwide every year. To put that into perspective, the bags spread out side-by-side would cover an area twice the size of France says a U.N. report... Read More

Crisis communication in a cyber attack
Posted on 08-31-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Picture this: You're responsible for managing your brand's internet presence when suddenly you realize you've become the victim of a security breach. Do you panic? Or do you have a plan in place to keep you grounded? According to Cybersecurity... Read More

How can AI supplement human communication in public relations?
Posted on 08-29-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

New advances in the digital world impact the workspace of every industry on a daily basis. Emerging technology is changing the way people communicate, process information and use it to meet their bottom line. As a professional in public relations , the... Read More

Compliance risk in the UK: what companies need to know
Posted on 08-29-2018 by Lisa Thompson

The global compliance landscape is becoming ever more complex, and some of the most significant recent developments in ABC and AML legislation have happened in the UK. All companies who operate in the UK need to be aware of these laws, as well as growing... Read More

Research is Playing a Larger Role for Consultants – Are You Ready?
Posted on 08-24-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Today’s consultants are pressed to be more than an advisor from a distance. They are being asked to play an integral role in the critical business decisions of today’s leading companies. You need to do more than share information – you... Read More

Why the Energy Sector Needs Better Due Diligence & Risk Monitoring
Posted on 08-23-2018 by Lisa Thompson

No industry is impervious to bribery and corruption risk, but companies linked to energy industries, in particular, face elevated risks in order to reap the equally-high rewards. It’s a topic we’ve touched on in blog posts on Unaoil and Petrobras... Read More

Danske Bank and Siemens invite ABC compliance in the boardroom
Posted on 08-16-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Danske Bank and Siemens have appointed chief compliance officers to their boards of directors this summer. We explore why compliance has become accepted as a critical function in any company. At the next board meeting of Denmark’s biggest... Read More

Social Networks: Curse or blessing for your business?
Posted on 08-07-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Author: Miki Vayloyan 07/04/2018 According to a recent study 1 , more than 50% of global online users use social media as a source of information every week. 14% even stated that social media was the main source of information for them. The social... Read More

Skiing, Real Estate and Prospect Research- Guest blog from the Helen Brown Group
Posted on 08-06-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

It may be the end of ski season for another year, but we’re always trying to figure out what factors impact the value of real estate in those wealthy areas. This week, Colorado-based Helen Brown Group Researcher Josh Ostroski shares his insider... Read More

CO2 shortage leaves many in the Food & Drink supply chain feeling flat
Posted on 08-03-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team at a sporting event or enjoying some fun in the sun, it’s thirsty work. Unfortunately the combination of plant shut-downs in the UK and high demand has created a CO2 shortage that threatens to... Read More

4 Cool Alumni Fundraising Ideas to Get You through the Dog Days of Summer
Posted on 07-31-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

The sun is shining. The swimming pool beckons. But vacation season does not change your fundraising goals. So, how do you maintain your momentum when the distractions of summer are making your alumni donors tune out? Use these helpful tips for enhancing... Read More

5 Signs You Need a More Powerful Prospect Research Solution
Posted on 07-21-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

As a prospect researcher, your organization depends on your findings to inform fundraising efforts. But how do you know if your chosen prospect and donor research tool has everything you need and isn't leaving anything on the table? After all,... Read More

4 Media Monitoring Lessons for PR & Marketing Learned on the Global Soccer Field
Posted on 07-18-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Vive la France! The last game is in the record books, and as the New York Times wrote, “France was the best team in the field this summer in Russia, a potent mix of greatness, grit and good fortune.” While ‘good fortune’ is never... Read More