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.”
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.
Finance Monthly – January 2018
Andrew Bird, the MD of Crowe Horwath Risk Consulting UK and Marjella Alma, the CEO of eRevalue explain Emerging Issues and how a dramatic business response and game changing technology solution can create value.
Huffington Post – January 2018
“More empathy means more profit” declares the headline in The Guardian. The article quotes Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft urging that empathy is core to the innovation agenda in the company. Too few companies actually measure the results of empathy training.
Information Age – January 2018
The finalists for the 2018 edition of the Women in IT Awards, the world’s largest tech diversity event, are today revealed. More than 1,100 business and tech leaders will convene at the event’s gala ceremony on 31 January in London as the winners are announced
At Sustainable Brands 2017, Datamaran CEO Marjella Alma presented how leading companies benefit from applying a data-driven approach to their materiality.Continue reading
Ethical Corporation – November 2017
The challenge for companies is to convey non-financial data as if they were financial with the aim of building trust and brand reputation among stakeholders.
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 […]Continue reading
Consultants are turning to data analytics and artificial intelligence to add value to clients – we hear from Datamaran’s consultant clients.Continue reading
Eco Business – August 2017
The rise of technological innovations that enable real-time data collection and reporting, new methods of communication and number-crunching is set to transform the world of corporate social responsibility, says CSR Asia’s Inna Amesheva.
Datamaran’s CEO, Marjella Alma, has been nominated in the Digital Category for the Forward Ladies 2017 Awards, sponsored by HSBC.Continue reading
This article explains why materiality begins when guidelines stop. This article explores the many definitions of materiality, and presents a new way to manage material issues.Continue reading
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.
We caught up with Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School to talk about his experience of using Datamaran, and why he thinks it is becoming a “necessary technology” to have for sustainable business.Continue reading
In this article we explain everything you need to know about the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive which applies to all companies with offices in the EU (of over 250-500 employees).Continue reading
The rise in non-financial issues in reporting is producing some interesting results. This article explores how business intelligence and big data can help.Continue reading
This article covers everything you need to know about the implications of the US pulling out of the Paris Agreement. Don’t panic – there are some silver linings.Continue reading
Conducting a robust materiality assessment can be tough. This series promotes best practice with interviews from women in leadership..Continue reading
If you want to become an ESG expert, you no longer have to take the manual route. Use Artificial Intelligence.Continue reading
Amanda Gardiner (Pearson) discusses some of the challenges and opportunities she encountered with her materiality assessment.Continue reading
Mind the gender pay gap! UK companies are now being forced to publicly disclose their gender pay gap data to improve equality.Continue reading
The age of artificial intelligence is upon us. Intelligent machines are making us better at our jobs. Find out how.Continue reading
Mervyn King discusses the importance of non-financial disclosure requirements in defining which key issues are material.Continue reading
Datamaran is proud to be a fully diverse organisation promoting equal rights, with offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Mumbai, Paris and Valencia. Our team comprises over 17 nationalities. Today we would like to celebrate some of the brilliant women behind our success. Women in Leadership Marjella Alma – Datamaran – CEO As the […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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. […]Continue reading
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. […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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).Continue reading
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.
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.
Environmental Leader – December 2015
Datamaran, an analytics software platform from eRevalue, can help business executives and their advisors stay on top of a growing number of financial and environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related regulations.
Shared Value Initiative – November 2015
eRevalue is a women-led data analytics firm, co-founded by Marjella Alma, former Director at GRI. Their solution – a data analytics platform called Datamaran(tm) – is new, disruptive and was built with the market.
Bloomberg – October 2015
Research suggests there may have been hints of the still-unfolding diesel emissions scandal at Volkswagen AG hidden in corporate sustainability reports.
Huffington Post – September 2015
While Volkswagen’s diesel-powered cars were cheating on emissions tests and releasing far more pollutants into the air than previously thought, the company backed away from opportunities to talk about its impact on air quality.
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.
Forbes – January 2015
Shareholders, companies and capital markets experts are working through just how to integrate ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) performance into analyst reports so that companies with strong ratings might be considered more attractive investments.