On November 14-15, MAPI will hold our first-ever crisis communications event, Defend Your Corporate Reputation. Jeannette Keton will be speaking about technologies that are taking disinformation to new levels, the ramifications for business, and what can be done to combat it. In preparation for our upcoming event, she answered some questions about fake news.
Hurricane Florence was a timely reminder that September is National Preparedness Month. What can manufacturing companies do to ensure that they are prepared for a disaster? Planning is the key to business continuity, and it is crucial in the event of a natural disaster. If you are not sure where to begin, here are some simple ways to get started.
See the most popular content from 2017; the impact of hurricanes on the economy, infrastructure investment, encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workforce, the impacts of the GDPR, and the new language of digital.
Corporate Affairs, Corporate Communications, Operations, Information Technology, IT Policies, Risk & Compliance, Corporate Security, Risk Management
Over the past few years, we have witnessed significant changes in the regulatory landscape for manufacturers doing business in Europe. One of the biggest changes concerns the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into effect on May 25, 2018.
Corporate Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Sustainable Business Practices, Risk & Compliance, Environmental Management, Environmental Resource Management, Energy Management
Last year the world waited to see if the hype surrounding COP21 in Paris would produce a global commitment between heads of state to help stem the tide of rising temperatures. Since that historic week in Paris, 86 of the 197 countries who are party to the newly produced Paris Agreement have achieved ratification.
Corporate Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Risk & Compliance, Ethics & Compliance
MAPI’s research has found that the problem lies in how companies implement their diversity and inclusion strategies. Many businesses make the mistake of tackling D&I across too many fronts too quickly. This leaves many manufacturers stuck in a programmatic mode in which efforts are led by human resources but no cohesive strategy exists and programs are deployed ad hoc. As a result, diversity and inclusion are often seen as just another HR initiative and too few leaders and employees understand the link to business results.
Corporate Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Sustainable Business Practices, Leadership, Functional Management, Performance Measurement, Risk & Compliance, Environmental Management, Environmental Resource Management, Energy Management
In a recent MAPI webinar, Bruce Lung from DOE and Thomas Wenning from Oak Ridge National Laboratory walked attendees through the DOE’s Better Plants Program and benefits for joining, lessons learned from partne