Get Ready for AI in the Workplace

Get Ready for AI in the Workplace

Artificial intelligence and robotics no longer belong to a post-apocalyptic future. The future is now; we’ve already accepted technology as part of our daily interactions with businesses. After all, we’ve probably all used a self-serve checkout at a supermarket, slightly infuriating though they may be. And robots are infiltrating other areas of business, from manufacturing […]

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UL EHS Sustainability Hosts ESG Roundtable

UL EHS Sustainability Hosts ESG Roundtable

During last week’s EHSS Connect event in Nashville, EHS & Sustainability Advisory Services hosted a diverse group of sustainability professionals to discuss the value and challenges encountered in sustainability reporting. The goal of the roundtable discussion was to understand how sustainability professionals are navigating the current ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and disclosure landscape, and […]

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Key Takeaways from the Verdantix EH&S Summit

Key Takeaways from the Verdantix EH&S Summit

Several executives from UL EHS Sustainability attended the recent EH&S Summit hosted by the independent industry analyst firm Verdantix. They provided a number of key takeaways about the state of the industry in 2018. Companies, especially those in high risk industries like oil and gas, chemicals, and manufacturing, are beginning to look for integrated solutions […]

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Is B Corp Status for Everybody?

Is B Corp Status for Everybody?

It is said that the B Corporation concept is to business what Fairtrade certification is to coffee. Designed as a unique tool to enable for-profit companies to prove they are operating within rigorous social and environmental standards – and being totally transparent about how they are performing in creating positive change – the B Corp […]

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Coming to Grips with Climate Risk

Coming to Grips with Climate Risk

Summary: As climate change causes more enterprise risk, businesses must develop mechanisms and strategies to monitor and manage climate-related risk vectors. However, only a small minority of businesses are currently observing progress against this imperative. This blog series explores what is motivating such businesses to act, and the methodologies they are using to come to […]

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BlackRock Sends a Letter to the C-Suite

BlackRock Sends a Letter to the C-Suite

In January, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink delivered an open letter to his fellow C-suite leaders. In marking the investment firm’s 30th anniversary, he called for an integrated view of sustainable success: Society is demanding that companies, both public and private, serve a social purpose. To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial […]

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