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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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July 29, 2015 How the UN’s latest initiative could end the water crisis in 15 years

Source: Eco-Business

The troubling state of the world’s water security has come into clear focus over the last decade, and the challenge is urgent. Scientists forecast some 1.8 billion people will live with water scarcity by 2025. Pakistan for...

July 29, 2015 Can we save forests and produce palm oil? Scientists seek answer

Source: Reuters

Despite promises by many big companies that produce, trade and use palm oil to clean up their supply chains, complaints are still pouring in over the conversion of forests into plantations from West Africa to Southeast Asia,...

July 29, 2015 Investors support national legislation mandating corporate disclosures on trafficking and slavery risks

Source: The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a coalition of 300 investors with assets under management of over $100 billion, Calvert Investments and Christian Brothers Investment Services, applaud Congresswoman Carolyn...[more]

Research & Insights

July 29, 2015 Texas Facing Major Climate Change Impacts, Study Finds

Source: Texas Tribune

Texas probably will see a sharp increase in heat-related deaths and coastal storm-related losses in the coming decades if nothing is done to mitigate a changing climate, according to a new study commissioned by a bipartisan group...

July 29, 2015 Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says

Source: AP

Health care spending will outpace the nation's overall economic growth over the next decade, the government forecast on Tuesday, highlighting a challenge for the next president, not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual...

July 28, 2015 40 percent of adults on Earth have never heard of climate change

Source: Washington Post

A major concern for climate activists is figuring out what drives the public’s beliefs about climate change. This information can help scientists better engage with the public and help activists understand what factors are likely...

Commentary & Opinion

July 29, 2015 BP is making the best of a bad situation

Source: Reuters

BP is making the best of a bad situation. There is clear progress on bringing down costs and capital expenditure. But with the oil price at nearly a six-month low of $53 a barrel for Brent crude, it’s only going to get harder for...

July 28, 2015 Is America Entering a New Victorian Era'

Townhall.com - One such trend is the sharp decline in teen sexual activity. A îCenter for Disease Controlî survey showed that less than half of teenagers over 14 in 2013 have engaged in sexual intercourse, a sharp...

July 27, 2015 Disastrous Sea Level Rise Is an Issue for Today's Public -- Not Next Millennium's

The Huffington Post - In 2005, I argued that ice sheets may be more vulnerable than the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) estimated, mainly because of effects of a warming ocean in speeding ice melt....


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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