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Sustainability - Why a Chief Financial Officer Cares
June 02 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Geraldine Matchett Co-CEO and CFO at Royal DSM states that ‘ you cannot be a successful company in a world that fails. In this episode, Geraldine describes the transformation of DSM from a state mine to a company that sees its purpose: ‘to create brighter lives for all’ with an emphasis on all – not leaving anybody behind and ensuring a healthy environment for all to live in.
European CEOs are becoming more confident about the economy. Should you too?
June 02 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast Frank Heemskerk (ERT), and Ilaria Maselli and Klaas de Vries (The Conference Board) discuss some of the insights from the report “Surging Confidence Among European Business Leaders Despite Strains on Supply Chains”. We start with the latest reading of the Measure of CEO Confidence™, and then discuss bottlenecks in sight, like strains on supply chains, shortages and trade tensions.
John Pabon On His Book: Sustainability For the Rest of Us
June 01 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
John Pabon founder of Fulcrum Strategic Advisors, talks with Uwe Schulte, Leader of the TCB Global Sustainability Centre about his book Sustainability for the Rest of Us.
Sustainability a Cornerstone of Value Chain Resilience
May 19 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode Gayle Schueller Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at 3M reveals how her company, despite a dauntingly complex product portfolio, manages to create transparency in their value chains, where it matters most.
How Boards Can Get Human Capital Management Right in Five (Not So) Easy Steps
April 13 | Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Rebecca L. Ray, PhD, Executive Vice President, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
At the outset of the pandemic, employees were the top priority of boards, second only to continued liquidity. That focus intensified during the social unrest following the death of George Floyd. Now, the SEC’s new disclosure rules on human capital management (HCM) could further reinforce the focus on workers — at least temporarily.
How to Collaborate with Customers to Achieve Sustainability Goals and Company Growth
March 17 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode Daniel Schmid, Chief Sustainability Officer at SAP discusses with working together with customers to fulfill their purpose and sustainability ambitions.
Six Questions for Boards to Ask after SolarWinds
March 15 | Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
This month the Administration made cybersecurity “top priority,” elevating it as “an imperative” across government (https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/NSC-1v2.pdf). Cybersecurity is also an urgent priority for corporations. Here are six questions boards should ask management following the SolarWinds hack, "the largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen."
From Business Unit Manager to Chief Sustainability Officer an Integration Journey
March 03 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast Daniel Schmid discusses his journey from Business Unit Manager to becoming Chief Sustainability Officer at SAP. Having had profit and loss accountability in his prior roles helped to engage his company peers. In order to get support from business partners, it is important to be able to listen and connect their business needs with SAP’s sustainability goals.
Corporate Citizenship in Action: Helping Small Businesses Survive and Thrive
February 18 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy at the ESG Center, interviews Jenny Flores, Head of Small Business Growth Philanthropy at Wells Fargo, and Elizabeth Gore, Co-Founder and President of HelloAlice.com. In their conversation, they discuss how corporations can further support small businesses and entrepreneurs not only with funding but with their expertise, as well as the role of technology, partnerships, and innovation in supporting minority-owned businesses.