Day: November 27, 2019

Who should lead ESG communications within companies?

For many companies, ESG communications really get going when the general counsel is taking the lead, according to Stephen James, head of EMEA business at ISS Corporate Solutions. Speaking at the ESG Integration Forum – Europe 2019, hosted by IR Magazine and online sister publication Corporate Secretary, James said investor relations, along with other departments, tend to play …

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Global new power capacity for utility-scale energy storage expected to grow 35 percent, says Navigant Research

Colorado — A new report from Navigant Research examines the market drivers, challenges, key trends, and growth projections for the global utility-scale energy storage (USES) industry, with forecasts for power capacity (MW), energy capacity (MWh), and deployment revenue, through 2028. As the global USES industry continues its pattern of rapid growth, inflection points are arising …

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Why young climate activists have captured the world’s attention

From Jakarta to New York City, children and teenagers are walking out of class and marching in the streets to demand action on climate change. And the world is taking notice. Communications experts say these young climate activists are using their moral authority as children, and their social-media savvy, to surf a rising tide of …

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Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike

By Somini Sengupta Anxious about their future on a hotter planet and angry at world leaders for failing to arrest the crisis, masses of young people poured into the streets on every continent on Friday for a day of global climate protests. Organizers estimated the turnout to be around four million in thousands of cities and …

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ESG INVESTING AND ANALYSIS

What Is ESG Investing? ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities. ESG metrics are not commonly part of mandatory financial reporting, though companies are increasingly making disclosures in their annual report or in a standalone …

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Why This Executive Chose the Title of Chief Heart Officer

On this episode of The Playbook, VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Claude Silver shares her ideas with Entrepreneur Network partner David Meltzer on: Why she chose the title of Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia [3:05]. Her mission to make VaynerMedia into a place of belonging and bravery [11:58]. The generational differences in the workforce and how they cause …

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10 Powerful Women Leaders of HR Share Their Most Effective Strategies to Retain Great Employees

Does your company have a high turnover rate? Employee turnover can be extremely pricey. So how can your company increase its employee retention rate and keep its turnover rate low? What’s the best way to create a culture that helps to retain and engage its talent? A recent series in Authority Magazine profiled nearly one hundred HR directors from successful companies, …

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Yes, Your Company Is Actually Discouraging Innovation

So many companies claim they want to be innovative, but when it comes to creating a corresponding culture, they fall short. Sometimes, the only way to stand out in a crowded market is by dismantling the status quo. That’s why I’ve outlined three common mistakes that discourage innovation and necessitate correction. 1. Focusing too much on productivity. In …

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