The aim of the new company will be to offer a jointly developed global trade digitization platform built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem. It will address the need to provide more transparency and simplicity in the movement of goods across borders and trading zones.More
The Global Risks Report 2018 is published at a time of encouraging headline global growth.
Any breathing space this offers to leaders should not be squandered: the urgency of facing up to systemic challenges has intensified over the past year amid proliferating signs of uncertainty, instability and fragility.
This year’s report covers more risks than ever, but focuses in particular on four key areas: environmental degradation, cybersecurity breaches, economic strains and geopolitical tensions. And in a new series called “Future Shocks” the report cautions against complacency and highlights the need to prepare for sudden and dramatic disruptions.
Ny analyse fra Boston Consulting Group: Der er ikke nødvendigvis modsætninger mellem private virksomheders udøvelse af samfundsansvar og deres evne til at skabe økonomiske resultater – nok nærmere tværtimod!
How CFOs can engage with their organizations’ sustainability goals – and get massive financial returns.
There are powerful reasons why corporate finance teams should be key participants in their business’s sustainability journeys.
Read the August 2017 article from Journal of Accountancy here.
Sustainability pays off – and increases your sales!
Consumer giant Unilever recently found that its sustainable-living brands have grown 50% faster than the rest of the business.
According to a 2015 Nielsen study, 66% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable brands—up from 55% in 2014 and 50% in 2013.More
KPMG’s goals for the project:
The goal of this global initiative is “to start to reveal a shared understanding of how responsible tax at an international level works across corporations and tax jurisdictions, and for both advanced and emerging economies.”
Closing the gap between actual and perceived corporate social responsibility is important to maintain a company’s reputation sharpened.
Although companies are increasingly becoming more sustainable, the public often does not know or recognize a company’s CSR commitment. Consequently, a company’s actual and perceived CSR is frequently misaligned.
Aligning CSR minimizes reputational risks and can improve reputation significantly!
In this issue of Sustainable Insight, KPMG aims to help executives understand and apply current good practice in identifying and managing human rights issues across the operations, supply chains and product portfolios of large multi-national corporations.More
The Global Risks Report 2017 from World Economic Forum
The year 2016 has seen profound shifts in the way we view global risks. Societal polarization, income inequality and the inward orientation of countries are spilling over into real-world politics. Through recent electoral results in G7 countries, these trends are set to have a lasting impact on the way economies act and relate to each other. They are also likely to affect global risks and the interconnections between them.More
Identifying your next big opportunity among a myriad of global trends is a daunting task.
Addressing this challenge is the driving ambition of the Global Opportunity Report. Like the first and second editions, the 2017 report focuses on five global risks. The risks covered by the third edition are: cities disrupted by climate change; cyber threats; rising inequality; soil depletion; and unstable regions. Based on these risks 15 corresponding opportunities via a thorough review process with experts and a global survey engaging 5,500 leaders were mapped.More