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The Future of Reporting: From Routine to Strategic

Reporting practitioners often find the process challenging, fraught with a minefield of standards, audiences, formats, and stakeholder expectations. The future of sustainability reporting continues to be an ongoing debate, fuelled by increasingly demanding and diverse audiences and competing business priorities. Is sustainability reporting really worth the effort?

Ergonomics: Effective Tips for Employers on Preventing Workplace Injuries

A common misconception amongst employers and employees is that desk jobs pose very little risk for injuries. While working a 9 to 5 behind a desk might pose fewer risks than working in a warehouse or construction site, there are still dangers that you have to be aware of. Carpal tunnel, cramped hands, back/neck pains, … Continued

Surprising Tech Tools For Corporate Events

A corporate event can have a huge impact on your clients and prospects. Your event can help build relationships with clients and increase sales- or launch a new product offering. New technology can now make your event even more meaningful.

The Finances of Social Security

When Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law in 1935, he aimed to lend aid to the droves of Americans suffering in poverty following the great depression. He sought to establish a system that could prevent the societal ails of an economic depression.

3 Support Structures Your Startup Absolutely has to Get Right

A business startup requires both the unpredictable quality of humanity, and the precision of a chemical compound. There is plenty of room for personal expression on the human side of the equation. But on the precision side of things, there are at least three support structures that startups absolutely have to get right if they are going to succeed:

South By Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco) Announces Initial Programming Slate for 2015 Conference

Austin, Texas – June 2, 2015 – SXSW Eco, a conference that celebrates the power of design, technology and business to drive global change, announces its first round of 2015 programming, including speakers Blaise Bertrand (IDEO), Suzy Amis Cameron (Muse), Ben Schiller (Fast Company), Alicia Garza (#BlackLivesMatter), Grace Kim (GOODcorps), Sachin Malhan (Ashoka Changemakers), Neil … Continued

Join an Important New Sustainability Conversation Convening at Harvard

I’ve been asking senior leaders, “Do you think management-driven hierarchy, or the command control operating system that predominates almost all sectors, is adequate for tackling a complex adaptive challenge like sustainability? Or is it adequate for tackling our other complex 21st century challenges?” No one is saying yes. The single most unique leadership demand of … Continued

The Argument for E-Cigs

Smoking is a killer. This is an undisputed fact which has been on the health agenda of the modern world for more than half a century. According to the World Health Organisation, tobacco smoking is the single most important cause of preventable deaths in the world. Fortunately, with new tax and advertising restrictions coming into force all … Continued

Being Friendly: Responsible Ways to Use Energy

In an age of global warming, the less energy we can consume the better. We use it in our homes and in our business or at work in some form or other, so it’s up to all of us to use energy responsibly. How can we use it in a more eco-friendly way? Here are … Continued