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Tech for Smart Sustainability: ESG Metrics

By |2019-12-31T17:50:06+00:00December 31st, 2019|***Ethisphere Magazine, ***Featured Expert, Sustainability|

While attending this year’s Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit, Ethisphere Executive Editor Tyler Lawrence had a chance to talk with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Wellise. The conversation touched on HPE’s innovations towards a circular economy, the challenges of reducing environmental impact in the supply chain, and the future of ESG metrics for ...

Hiring Skills, Not Diplomas: How to Ignite the Next Generation of Talent

By |2019-12-05T21:27:45+00:00March 26th, 2019|***Featured Expert, Employee Engagement|

Cultural synergies in your company’s growth strategy In order to remain one of the world's leading technology companies, at the forefront of cloud and quantum computing, IBM also needs to employ the world's leading technologists. That's why the company has been heavily invested in efforts to promote STEM education and career preparation. Here, IBM CEO ...

Boeing: Flying High By Giving Well

By |2019-07-26T22:42:12+00:00January 3rd, 2019|***Featured Expert|

This summer at Ethisphere, we gave our interns William Erblich and Andrew Marquardt a research project: which of the hundreds of companies with whom we work has the most robust, well thought out, and generally impressive corporate social responsibility program? After weeks spent looking at dozens of companies, their answer was clear: The Boeing Company. ...

Podcast Series on Board Engagement: Influencing the Board and Executive Teams to Drive Sustainability

By |2019-12-30T23:17:45+00:00November 9th, 2018|***Featured Expert, Corporate Culture, Podcasts|

Hosted by Paul Greven, Chief Counsel, Canada, JLL, this podcast series is designed to further the conversation on the topic of the General Counsel’s role in board engagement around the area of sustainability. In this episode, Paul chats with Gordon Finlayson about including key colleagues in the process. In this episode, ...

Microsoft’s Brad Smith and David Howard Join Ethisphere’s Erica Salmon Byrne

By |2018-06-04T20:39:53+00:00June 4th, 2018|***Featured Expert, ***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture|

Our Erica Salmon Byrne sat down with both Brad Smith and David Howard for an examination of trust in today’s business environment. Together they explored in more depth Microsoft’s views on trust in the age of cloud computing, the company’s upcoming oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court, the emerging age of artificial intelligence, ...

Interview with Boeing’s Dennis Muilenburg

By |2018-03-22T17:25:21+00:00March 22nd, 2018|***Featured Expert|

Mr. Muilenburg Studio & Environmental Portraits. Dennis Muilenburg (pictured right) is chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. He oversees the strategic direction of the Chicago-based, $93.4 billion aerospace company. Muilenburg became chairman of the board in March 2016, chief executive officer in July 2015 and president ...

An Interview with MetLife’s Josh Wiener on Sustainability

By |2017-11-30T18:22:11+00:00October 30th, 2017|***Featured Expert|

Josh Wiener is MetLife’s Assistant Vice President, Global Sustainability & Facilities Management, as well as the company’s environmental sustainability subject matt er expert. He is tasked with leading the development and implementation of MetLife’s sustainability strategies, associated programs, and goals. When people think “insurance company,” they don’t typically jump to greenhouse gas emissions or environmental ...

The CRM of Ethics and Compliance

By |2017-07-31T15:37:39+00:00July 31st, 2017|***Featured Expert, Compliance & Ethics|

Hui Chen served as the Compliance Counsel Expert at the United States Department of Justice’s Fraud Section. More on Chen below. Toward a New Cross-Cultural Approach for Global Organizations As a compliance officer in global corporations, I had often been on the frontlines of culture clashes, trying to implement corporate compliance requirements that were perceived ...

A Clear Correlation: Ethical Companies Outperform

By |2017-06-09T19:34:48+00:00June 9th, 2017|***Featured Expert, Compliance & Ethics|

For over a decade, Ethisphere has annually been recognizing companies on the World’s Most Ethical Companies list. Year after year, we’ve found that publicly traded companies on that list consistently outperform the markets, with firms in last year’s edition outperforming the S&P 500 by 3.3 percent. What’s the cause? The debate continues. Do these companies ...

BlackRock’s Take on Sustainability in the Boardroom

By |2017-05-16T15:29:22+00:00May 16th, 2017|***Featured Expert|

Michelle Edkins is a Managing Director at BlackRock and Global Head of its Investment Stewardship team of 22 specialists based in five regions. Edkins, who spoke to Ethisphere’s Aarti Maharaj, is responsible for the team’s engagement and proxy voting activities in relation to the companies in which BlackRock invests on behalf of clients.  She also ...

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