Corporate Affairs, Public Relations, Investor Relations, Shareholder Management, Shareholder Activism, Leadership, Board of Directors, Fiduciary Responsibilities, Functional Management, Performance Measurement, Human Resources, Compensation, Executive Compensation
Total shareholder return (TSR)—the sum of dividend yield and share price appreciation—is widely used by boards and governance committees because of rising pressure in the investment community, increased investor activism, watchdogs such as ISS, and say-on-pay practices. Many boards are tying pay to TSR without realizing that it can be misleading and opaque.
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
Participating in the circular economy through material reuse and recycling saves companies money and minimizes environmental footprints. Read our interview with Andy Mangan of the US Business Council for Sustainable Development for a look at a pioneering pilot on resource efficiency and join us on July 12 for Andy’s webinar on the circular economy.
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.
Business leaders and their staff give plenty of presentations—it’s part of the job. But each time we take the podium or floor in a meeting, we are judged for our performance. And it turns out that executives are stuck between a rock and a hard place.
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.
MAPI is excited to once again bring together manufacturing executives and industry leaders to discuss ideas and challenges facing the industry. The 2017 Executive Summit will focus on how to thrive through uncertainty.
In recent years, Europe has faced an increasing number of deadly terrorist attacks, leaving companies and individuals in a heightened state of alert. In recognition of September being National Preparedness Month, please join MAPI for a webinar on the terrorism threat in Europe.
The ManufacturED Summit 2018 connects you with your peers at other manufacturing companies. The summit is an ideal professional development and growth opportunity for senior teams and rising stars. You will walk away with actionable tools to solve some of manufacturers’ most complex challenges.
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.
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