United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – how relevant are they for businesses? Part II
May 27 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Continuing from their conversation in the previous podcast of this series, Márcia Balisciano Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at RELX and Uwe Schulte explore what the UN SDGs offer corporations in terms of framework and opportunity. Márcia describes RELX’s approach in applying the SDGs to their sustainability activities. As a global digital information provider RELX have created a UN SDG Resource Center which they are now extending to insights about COVID-19.
COVID-19 Reset and Recovery: Adapting Feedback and Performance Systems during and after a Crisis
May 21 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
This podcast aim to provide audience with practical actions companies can take to best manage near- term, upcoming performance conversations during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as several significant trends companies will need to consider if they want to redesign their PM approaches for an increasingly unpredictable future.
Small business hiring is recovering
May 20 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Ben Cheng, Senior Methodologist, Data Analytics, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Early signs from the HWOL data series suggest small employers are leading the ramp up in hiring as the economy begins to reopen.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – What are they all about? Part I
May 20 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Márcia Balisciano Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at RELX joins Uwe Schulte in a conversation exploring the origins of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The discussion covers its more widely accepted adoption and how the SDGs can become an important frame of reference for sustainability.
Recovery's Long and Winding Road: Our Corporate Citizenship Journey Continues
May 19 | Jeff Hoffman, Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council; Council Director Corporate Citizenship & Community Engagement Council, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There are financial, social, and health implications for companies, employees, and communities as we think about reopening the economy. Recovery will be a long and winding road, and companies have an opportunity not only to help lead but to help take us to a more green, humane, and thoughtful world.
Supporting Employee Well-Being and Navigating Talent Acquisition During COVID-19
May 19 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
How current employees and candidates are treated during a crisis will have a lasting effect on an organization’s employment brand. Listen to this podcast for the latest insights on providing support for employee well-being and mental health and how talent acquisition functions are transforming to respond to COVID-19.
How to Address the ‘Wicked Problems’ of the World Today
May 13 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Our conversation in this podcast looks at the aspects of responsibility, resilience, and regeneration, with John Elkington challenging managers to actively drive for what he calls ‘Green Swan’ scenarios. COVID-19 is an acute case of the ‘wicked problems’ described in his book and John is optimistic that in coming out of this crisis ‘Green Swan’ solutions will only gain more momentum in this arena.
Corporate Purpose Becoming a Prerequisite for Recovery
May 11 | Jeff Pundyk, Senior Fellow, The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center | Comments (0)
Nothing can compensate for the human suffering, lives lost, and economic devastation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet in the face of these challenging times, we are seeing the acceleration of two trends that could leave a positive mark on business and its role in society.