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Enterprise Risk Management News, Articles, Research – Accountability Central

In the beginning…there were the high-stakes / high-visibility crises events that are now part of corporate legend -- the ExxonValdez tanker oil spill in Alaskan waters (in resource-rich Prince William Sound) just as the fishing season got underway -- the deliberate poisoning of over-the-counter Tylenol pain relief pills, resulting in the tragic deaths of retail customers trusting in the product (the most recommended by physicians, it was said at the time). 

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May 28, 2015 U.S. Will Achieve Climate Goals Without Carbon Capture: Is That Okay?

Source: Forbes

Carbon emissions here are on a downward trajectory, as the United States is using cleaner fuels and higher technology. But absent from the equation, at least in the near term, is carbon capture and sequestration. How then should...

May 28, 2015 Audits and reports warned of IRS computer safety risks

Source: USA Today

Government monitors repeatedly warned of IRS computer security risks long before Tuesday's disclosure that identity thieves had stolen tax agency data for roughly 100,000 U.S. households.

May 28, 2015 Bird flu pandemic alert: Virus could soon be passed from human to human, warns Cambridge professor

Source: Daily Mail

The deadly bird flu virus is only two or three mutations away from being infectious between humans, an expert warned yesterday.

Research & Insights

May 28, 2015 The cost of a data breach has jumped 23 percent in two years

Source: PC World

The average cost of a data breach has increased by 23 percent over the past two years to $3.79 million, according to a report Wednesday from IBM and the Ponemon Institute. And the average cost for each lost of stolen record...

May 26, 2015 Top energy firms tied to almost a third of greenhouse gases -study

Source: Reuters

PARIS – Thirty-two energy companies led by Russia’s Gazprom account for almost a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions if the burning of all the coal, oil and gas they produce is taken into account, a study said on...

May 22, 2015 Chart: Here's how much you should worry about Wall Street

Source: Fortune

The fact that a bad lending and credit crisis brought down the economy six years ago was proof positive for many that the financial sector, and more specifically Wall Street, had grown too large.

Commentary & Opinion

May 28, 2015 Pizza Hut And Taco Bell Join Hershey And Nestle In Going More Natural

Source: Forbes

This is big. Journalists say three of something makes a trend but this is looking like a food business tsunami towards using more natural, less chemical ingredients in so-called fast and comfort foods. This is definitely...

May 28, 2015 Who’s to Blame For California’s Water Shortage? Look In A Mirror

Source: IVN

We Californians are to blame when it comes to our water shortage — but ultimately for reasons most of us never contemplate. The problem is our willingness to cede to single-party control in our state. Regardless of which side of...

May 28, 2015 A Drought For Business: How Water Shortages Will Impact Your Bottom Line

Source: Business.com

Since 2011, California has moved from a state of “abnormally dry” to two-thirds of the land labeled as “exceptionally dry”. The Governor has issued an array of laws to help replenish California, most recently a mandated 25...


Video Interview - October 2007 - Cablevision System - New York

Governance & Accountability Chairman, Hank Boerner interviewed by host Dr. Harvey Passes - Comments on emergency preparedness, protecting your home and family, business and other topics and concerns.

30 Minutes:  Click Here for Video

 The "Wei Ji" -- The Chinese pictograph (word) for crisis and opportunity.  It's often up to you which term should apply!

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