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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
Source: Hoff Post
Pennsylvania’s attorney general released on Tuesday the long-awaited results of a damning grand jury investigation into how six Roman Catholic dioceses in the state covered up sexual abuse by 301 “predator priests” over 70 years.
Source: The Street
Global stocks traded lower Wednesday, while the dollar surged to a fresh 13-month high against its peers, as investors worried that Turkey's diplomatic spat with the United States could worsen a currency crisis.
August 16, 2018 California may backtrack on coffee cancer warning labelsSource: LABTimes
The state agency in charge of regulating harmful chemicals in food and other products recently stated that coffee poses no significant risk of cancer.
Research & Insights
August 6, 2018 Just Stop It. The Elderly Are Doing Fine.Source: Mother Jones
But can we drop this endless scaremongering about a massive increase in elderly bankruptcies obtained solely by cherry picking the starting year and providing no surrounding context?
August 2, 2018 Study sees dramatic rise in heatwave deaths by 2080Source: ABS-CBN
LONDON - The number of people dying from heatwaves is likely to rise sharply in some regions by 2080 if policymakers fail to take mitigating steps in climate and health policies, according to the results of a study on Tuesday.
July 31, 2018 Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer’s diseaseSource: Chicago Tribune
Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after decades of failures. An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study, and it...
Commentary & Opinion
August 13, 2018 Trump's trade war advantage: The US economy is 'firing on all cylinders,' says expertSource: CNBC
China's power may have been overrated and the U.S. economy is staying strong, meaning that U.S. President Donald Trump has an advantage in the trade war, according to one expert.
Source: The Guardian
The future looks fiery and dangerous, according to new reports. But political will and grassroots engagement can change this
August 8, 2018 WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE BUT NOT A DROP TO DRINKSource: The Outline
In early January, there was a crisis in Cape Town, South Africa. According to the city’s Department of Water and Sanitation, the coastal metropolis had access to enough water to last its population of 430,000 just 90 days.
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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