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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).
News & Updates
March 7, 2014 Warming Europe set for downpours and droughts
THE CONVERSATION - The three year climate study by 27 different institutions reveals the continent could see average temperatures rise by 1 to 5C by the end of the century - higher than calculations made by the United...
March 7, 2014 Creating a Culture of Food Safety
Food Safety Magazine - But what most of them mean is, âWe have to change ... carriers and examples to their peers. The term we frequently hear in the business press is âchange agents.â Finding a group of...
March 7, 2014 World to face water scarcity by 2050
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Research & Insights
Source: LA Times
Americans use twice the amount of water they think they do, and appear to be particularly oblivious about how much H2O they flush down the toilet on a daily basis, according to new research.
February 26, 2014 ACA will raise premiums for 65% of small firmsSource: WSBT
A majority of small businesses that offer health insurance could see premiums rise, according to a new government report. The report from the actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that 65...
February 19, 2014 71% of U.S. households would switch from providers that attempt to interfere with Internet
FOXBusiness - Seventy-one percent of respondents to a survey* conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center said they would attempt to switch to a competing Internet service provider (ISP) if their provider were to...
Commentary & Opinion
Source: The Guardian
What does the phrase anthropogenic forcing mean to you? Or a carbon bubble – would you be more likely to find one in your bath or in your pension fund? Is the greenhouse effect a better way to grow tomatoes? And what is the...
March 6, 2014 An Obama Advisor Is Attacking Me for Testifying That Climate Change Hasn't Increased Extreme Weather
New Republic - Last Friday, the White House posted on its website a six-page criticism of me by the presidentâs science advisor, John Holdren, expanding on testimony he had given to Congress last week claiming that my views...
March 4, 2014 Water partnership programs and watershed responsibilities: Interview with Coke's Jeff Seabright
Eco-business - This feature news is part of Singapore International Water Weekâs (SIWW) series of one-on-one interviews with global water industry leaders, Conversations with Water Leaders. In this edition, Jeff Seabright,...
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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