Water, the New Oil – What is happening?
July 01 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Water scarcity is raising increased concerns, but is it only a risk in dry parts of the developing world? Emilio Tenuta Chief Sustainability Officer at Ecolab in discusses these concerns, explaining the reasons behind this rapidly growing problem, what it means for companies, and how to evaluate the business risk exposure.
Consumer Confidence rebounds in June—but recovery remains uncertain amid virus
June 30 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index sees its biggest rise this month since 2011, yet still remains significantly below pre-pandemic levels. The index reveals consumers are less pessimistic about the short-term outlook, but fear an uneven and uncertain economic recovery amid virus concerns. Join Chief Economist Bart van Ark, and Senior Director of Economic Indicators, Lynn Franco, as they discuss the monthly numbers.
Michele Evermore on unemployment benefits in the COVID-19 pandemic
June 25 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The economic shock from the COVID-19 pandemic has sent unemployment rates to levels not seen since the Great Depression. In response, Congress enacted—on a temporary basis—one of the largest expansions of unemployment benefits in US history. With the expiration of some of those changes approaching, Michele Evermore, Senior Policy Analyst at the National Election Law Project joins to discuss changes in unemployment benefits over time, the pandemic response, and the decisions policymakers face
The Future of Renewable Energy
June 24 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Filip Engel, Vice President Sustainability at Oersted has a conversation with Uwe Schulte Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre about how wind energy will specifically develop over the next decade.
Corporate Citizenship in the Global South during COVID-19: Part 1 – Africa
June 18 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
Corporate Citizenship in the Global South During COVID-1: Part 1 – Africa. In Part 1 of this 4-part series, Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, speaks with Dorcas Onyango, Head of Sustainability, Southern & East Africa Business Unit, Coca-Cola, and Ruth Lewin, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Discovery Limited, to learn how their companies are navigating the pandemic and providing critical support throughout the continent.
Sustainable Business Transformation - The Oersted Case
June 17 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Filip Engel, Vice President Sustainability at Oersted shares in this podcast how a Danish fossil fuel-based energy provider completely changed their business model and is now about to become a fully renewable energy company.
Using Human Capital Analytics to Understand the Internal Customer, Before, During, and After a Crisis
June 16 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
This report will describe five areas of human capital where the use of data is critical in decision-making: productivity, health and wellbeing, engagement and rewards, ways of working and leading, and diversity & inclusion. Each section will describe common metrics before COVID-19, how the pandemic has changed how we collect data, and the potential long-term effects that will remain in place after the pandemic
Human Rights in Supply Chains During and After the Covid-19 Crisis
June 10 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Rosey Hurst, the Founder and Director of Impactt discusses with Uwe Schulte how the COVID-19 crisis is influencing human rights in Supply Chains.
From Immediate Responses to Planning for the Reimagined Workplace
June 10 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board expects that COVID-19 will have many lasting impacts on the world of work and Human Capital processes. To better understand the workforce changes, we conducted an online survey in April 2020 with more than 150 U.S. HC executives. Listen to this podcast to hear our findings about remote work and the cost-reduction actions that have already been taken, as well as the HR priorities for the recovery phase.
Jessica Fulton on COVID-19’s impact on black communities
June 10 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
For black communities, the COVID-19 pandemic-induced whiplash into recession, almost exactly ten years after the peak of black unemployment in the wake of the Great Recession, poses a severe threat to the wellbeing of many families. Jessica Fulton, Vice President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, joins to discuss the COVID-19 challenge for black communities and how it may it shape the future labor market outlook for vulnerable workers.