Five Ways ESG is Changing Business

Five Ways ESG is Changing Business

According to Bloomberg, a study of quarterly earnings reports among companies in the S&P Energy index revealed an increase in use of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) related terms.  Is this indicative of an increase in the importance of ESG among...
Five Metrics to Assess Responsible Suppliers

Five Metrics to Assess Responsible Suppliers

How purchasing companies can ensure that their suppliers are keeping the right standards when it comes to working conditions and workers’ rights. The development of markets globally has led to longer and more complex supply chains.  Strategic alliances between...
Tips to Improve Supplier Performance Management

Tips to Improve Supplier Performance Management

Research points to keys to improve supplier performance management  According to McKinsey, companies are not spending enough to streamline their procurement operations. They say that for most companies the procurement operating expenses are less than 1% of total...
2020 was a Wake-Up Call for Boards on Annual Reports

2020 was a Wake-Up Call for Boards on Annual Reports

2020 is gone but the realignments that it forced companies to undergo are simply starting. The full impact will be seen soon and one area to keep an eye on is disclosures in environmental, public health, governance, and diversity issues. In this post we highlight what...
Tips to Enhance ESG Stakeholder Engagement

Tips to Enhance ESG Stakeholder Engagement

What is ESG stakeholder engagement? ESG stakeholder engagement is how a business exchanges information and dialogues on topics that impact the business, its employees, customers, investors, suppliers, trade groups, regulators, non-governmental organizations, public...