Social Polarisation Report: Opinions and Insights from Corporate Professionals

A Global Survey of Corporate Affairs Professionals The impacts of political, economic, and social instability are dominating the external environment in which companies operate. Among growing material risks, social polarisation is now emerging as a core area that companies need to prioritise, with nearly seven in ten corporate professionals viewing it as a great risk to business. The potential risks of a polarised society are manifold, but three main areas emerge as being highly associated with polarisation: Instability Greater economic … “Social Polarisation Report: Opinions and Insights from Corporate Professionals”

Trust Risk: Corporate Affairs Professionals are Redefining How Business is Managing Trust

Many businesses are facing a trust deficiency that undermines their reputation equity. Not only it is an underlying threat to their license to operate, but it also represents a missed opportunity to engage in mutual, long-term, value-driven relationships with stakeholders. Trust has become such a critical strategic issue for business that it needs to be fully integrated as part of risk management. Continue reading this article in Communication World (CW), the digital magazine of the International Association of Business Communicators

Managing Trust Risk Infographic 1: Challenges and Solutions to Managing Risk

The trust deficiency that many businesses are facing is an underlying threat to their license to operate, that also undermines the reputation equity. Trust has become such a critical strategic issue that it needs to be fully integrated as part of risk management, and this evolution has reshuffled the cards for corporate affairs practitioners. Managing trust risk requires a better understanding of the meaning of trust as a concept, and of its core components in order to deliver a holistic … “Managing Trust Risk Infographic 1: Challenges and Solutions to Managing Risk”

Trust is Increasingly Managed Like a Risk and Redefines the Approach to Business by Corporate Affairs Professionals

9 November 2016 – A recent self-assessment by corporate affairs professionals of how much their corporation is trusted by stakeholders depicts a context of uncertainty. Only one in five (21%) believes their company holds a very high amount of trust to operate in the best interest of society, according to findings from GlobeScan’s new global survey of corporate affairs professionals. They are countered by the same proportion who report their stakeholders have very little or no trust at all in their … “Trust is Increasingly Managed Like a Risk and Redefines the Approach to Business by Corporate Affairs Professionals”

Comparing the Perspectives of Current and Future Sustainability Leaders

A Study on Sustainability Trends & Business Priorities SAN FRANCISCO, USA – 6 November 2014 – BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), GlobeScan, and Net Impact have jointly released a new industry study which reveals how current and future leaders view the state of sustainable business, including some notable similarities, differences, and emerging trends. Overall, there is remarkable alignment between the perspectives of current and future leaders on the state of sustainable business. Results suggest that prospective business professionals are fairly realistic about the challenges that current sustainability … “Comparing the Perspectives of Current and Future Sustainability Leaders”