Thought Leadership

Don’t Neglect The ‘G’, It’s Cool Too

The ‘G’ in ESG has been attracting more attention of late, with the argument being that companies with strong governance principles can more easily attract capital as they seek to weather the pandemic.

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Balancing long-term and short-term priorities; it’s never easy for SMEs especially in a pandemic

Small- and medium-size business are the backbone of economies, accounting for the majority of businesses worldwide and employing half of the global workforce. Yet SMEs have also been the hardest hit by the pandemic as reduced revenues coupled with limited liquidity have forced many to make tough decisions about where they focus their time and money.

 

 

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Global Pandemic Puts Purpose to the Test

The global pandemic has pushed businesses to the limit and many that survive will be fundamentally transformed by the experience. Throughout this crisis, companies have been under an intense microscope with greater scrutiny placed on the social impact of corporate activity.

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A Path to the Top Table: Defining the Future, Now

Many businesses are changing how they operate, calling for a reappraisal of director skills and profiles. Will this help more comms leaders get a seat on the board? This articlewas originally written for the Institute of Public Relations Association.

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New Imperatives for the Board: Communications and Corporate Reputation

COVID-19 has brought into sharp relief the expanded role that Boards of Directors can take to support management and add value to the organisation in difficult times. Communication with stakeholders is one way in which Boards can augment the work of management.

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ESG Pressures Mount for Companies Globally

ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) is a criterion that is used by socially-conscious investors and shareholders to screen investments and assess a company's impact on the world. That affects how a company will gather and retain funding from investment funds who have a 'socially responsible' investment strategy.

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