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Data Analytic Tools Find Hidden Value in Sustainable Firms

Network For Business Sustainability – January 2018
“The New Economy is a banner under which we recognize certain new kinds of asset classes,” argued John Kao, a Harvard Business School professor, in 1996. “We recognize the value of ideas; we recognize the value of transforming those ideas in value. We recognize the value of agility.”

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Guide Sustainability Strategy with Big Data Analytics

Network For Business Sustainability – January 2018
Today, business intelligence remains vital. The term refers to the transformation of data into knowledge that can support business decisions. As Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues become central to business strategy, companies require new types of non-financial business intelligence.

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Datamaran3 Launch

Press Release: Forget about manual research – Datamaran launched new version of its AI-powered platform to monitor ESG risks and opportunities ​Quantifying stories told in corporate reports and the media is becoming a critical tool for risk management (see also Goldman Sachs here). The award-winning AI-powered non-financial risk management platform Datamaran now makes it simpler […]

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Big Data, Big Investments, Bigger Returns

Forbes – August 2017
When investors look to make a substantial buy into a company’s stock, one thing they look for is sustainability in a company’s operation. This means that ESG integration needs an in-depth blueprint in order for it to function well and be resilient to change.

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3 Reasons Not to Fear the Fourth Industrial Revolution

  There is a line of thought that states technology has caught up with human potential. Largely unhindered by technical constraint, we live in an age where technology is unlocking untapped areas of human creativity. Welcome to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution? The first revolution is considered to be the revolution […]

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Global Responsibility: Local Accountability. What Does It Look LIke?

  One of the many products created in the current paradigm of international institutions and treaties with countless signatures is that strong leadership demands global responsibility. If this is well-defined and consistent, accountability can take place at the local level. So what does global responsibility: local accountability look like? Global Responsibility The rise of populism in […]

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The Big Data Revolution: Doing More for Less

Whether you like it or not, we are in the midst of a big data revolution. We are faced with a multitude of available data. If we use it right, we have a chance of speeding ahead by uncovering hidden insights. This could enable us to do far more than we have previously been capable of. […]

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Get it Right Next Year: 2017 Business Survival Kit

  2016 has been a rollercoaster. One which will see far reaching effects in business survival rates across the global landscape. It has been the year that saw the loss of cultural heroes like Bowie and Prince; and the rise of populism, the far-right, Brexit and Trump. So we created a 2017 Business Survival Kit for you. […]

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The Supply-Chain Butterfly Effect

Or why the irresponsible conduct of that supplier in a remote corner of the world puts you at risk… It was 1961 when Edward Norton Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist, decided to rerun a numerical computer model for a weather prediction entering the initial condition 0.506 instead of the full precision value of 0.506127. The […]

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Battle of giants: GRI vs SASB vs IR

GreenBiz – March 2016
Navigating the unexplored waters of EESG frameworks and indicators is not an easy task, especially if you are not confident in your map.

With all the “maps” (that is, frameworks and guidelines) available, choosing the right one is a crucial decision for the “captain” (such as the manager).

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How Starbucks yields the benefits of materiality

GreenBiz – February 2016
Most large companies have identified their most critical sustainability issues, including human rights, water, customer privacy, climate change and beyond. Identifying and prioritizing those social and environmental issues, such as a materiality assessment, helps companies allocate resources, set goals and focus their strategy.

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Can Sustainability Pros Break Out of These Six Silos?

Triple Pundit – December 2015
Silos occur naturally in organizations, and companies struggle to get information out of a silo and into a broader organization. A lack of information on sourcing, for example, can cause a company to wake up one morning and find out a supplier has used conflict minerals or child labor.

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Data Analytic Technology: The New Game Changer

Forbes – June 2015
Marjella Alma is founder and CEO of eRevalue Ltd., a women-led technology company with offices in London and NYC. eRevalue offers Datamaran™, an emerging issues management system that delivers real-time analytics on new forms of regulatory, reputational and competitive risk and opportunity.

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