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Survey: Americans Agree on Something--Capitalism Should Address All Stakeholders

Published: Nov 20, 2019

A survey of over 96,000 Americans conducted since 2015 finds that Americans of all political stripes and demographics agree that they "want to see companies support all their stakeholders, including their workers, customers, communities, the environment and finally their stakeholders." Along with announcing the latest results of its survey of what Americans want from corporate America, JUST Capital announced its annual rankings of America’s best and worst companies.... [ read more ]

Six Countries Represented in First ICEE International ISO 30414 Prep Course

Published: Nov 18, 2019

Worldwide interest in the new ISO 30414 human capital guidelines is demonstrated by the attendance of leading human resources and analytics executives from six countries in the first ICEE (International Center for Enterprise Engagement) webinar on the new standard. Several have already begun their ISO 30414 professional certification. ... [ read more ]

Anne-Sophie Pruvost Named ICEE Global Engagement Director

Published: Nov 12, 2019

A 16-year veteran of Engagement Enterprises assumes Global Engagement Director role for the International Center for Enterprise Engagement at TheICEE.org to establish ICEE's European headquarters in Lille, France, and to support global operations, content marketing and social media. ... [ read more ]

IRF Study: Heady Days for Rewards, Recognition, and Gifting

Published: Nov 11, 2019

A survey of 377 incentive industry professionals comprised of 45% corporate buyers, 33% incentive provider, and 21% suppliers, conducted between July and August 2019 by the Incentive Research Foundation, finds net optimism for the economy at 41%, nearly double the response in 2017: 85% of respondents forecast that their companies will have strong economic performance in 2020. ... [ read more ]

ICEE Taps Zahid Mubarik to Lead Middle East, Central Asia, and Europe

Published: Nov 4, 2019

The International Center for Enterprise Engagement at TheICEE.org has named Zahid Mubarik Executive Director for the Middle East, Central Asia and European regions. He launches his new role with a series of webinars on ISO human capital standards, particularly people analytics standard ISO 30414 internal and external reporting guidelines.... [ read more ]

SEC Human Capital Proposal Draws Nearly 80 Comments, No Media Attention

Published: Oct 25, 2019

Comments were overwhelmingly in favor of even more specific disclosures of human capital investments than proposed in new Securities & Exchange Commission 10-K disclosure requirements, with investors and individual commenters in favor of more specifics and business interests generally opposed to any additional disclosure requirements. ... [ read more ]

News Analysis: More CEOs Calls for an Enterprise Approach to Engagement: Now What?

Published: Oct 16, 2019

Over the last three months, the prestigious Business Roundtable and trend-setting CEOs such as Marc Benioff of Salesforce and Henry Blodget of BusinessInsider.com have advocated for a new approach to capitalism that all have one principle in common: the need to strategically and systematically address the needs of all stakeholders-customers, employees, business partners, communities, anyone who touches the organization directly or indirectly. The question is no longer if CEOs are going to get it, but rather what they are going to do. ... [ read more ]

Human Capital Gains Traction in the Accounting Field

Published: Oct 7, 2019

The recent feature articles, "Human Capital's Big Reveal" in CFO magazine and on "Factoring Workforce Engagement Into a Business Evaluation" in Business Valuation Resources demonstrate the growing importance of human capital and engagement in financial management.... [ read more ]

Early Advocate Believes Enterprise Engagement Will Drive Disruption

Published: Sep 30, 2019

Jeff Grisamore, President & CEO of EGR Inc./BlackLab Media, a New York-based company that was among the first to brand itself an engagement agency in the early 2000s, reflects on the return on his near 20-year investment in the Enterprise Engagement movement and why he believes it has the potential to disrupt not only the traditional incentive, recognition, and loyalty business, but also the marketing, advertising and consulting businesses. ... [ read more ]

Barron's: ESG Investor Helped Drive Walmart Gun Decision

Published: Sep 9, 2019

A report in Barron’s Sept. 9 edition, “How Investors Helped Curb Walmart Gun Sales,” asserts that a letter by leading Environmental, Social, and Governance investor John Streur, an “ESG titan” who runs Calvert Research & Management, the Responsible investing unit of Eaton Vance, helped convince Walmart it was time to take a firmer stance on gun sales. ... [ read more ]

The New Human Capital Mandate: Has it Arrived?

Published: Aug 27, 2019

To better understand the potential impact of the new Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Human Capital disclosure language in the new proposed SK regulations, ESM turned to Larry Beeferman. As a Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program who helped establish and for many years led the Pensions and Capital Stewardship Project there, Beeferman is a realist when it comes to matters related to human capital and investment concerns. While encouraged by the new attention to human capital management, Beeferman is concerned that the draft regulations do not call for sufficient disclosure.... [ read more ]

Business Roundtable: CEOs Must Commit to Benefiting All Stakeholders

Published: Aug 20, 2019

Nearly 10 years after the Enterprise Engagement Alliance was founded, the world’s leading CEOs in the Business Roundtable formally embrace an enterprise approach to engaging all stakeholders that uses language almost identical to that adopted by ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards, including ISO Annex SL requirements in ISO 90001 Quality Management and 60 ISO standards, as well as in ISO 10018 Quality People Management standards and ISO 30414 Human Capital Management guidelines.... [ read more ]

EEA Groups Partner with The PERKS Conventions to Reach a New Generation of HR Leaders

Published: Aug 16, 2019

The Enterprise Engagement Alliance's Enterprise Engagement Advisors Network and Brand Media Coalition have both partnered with The PERKS Conventions to introduce its large and fast-growing audience of HR executives and managers to more exhibitors and resources in employee engagement strategies and services, as well as brands, experiences and technology for rewards and recognition, promotional gifting, company stores, and business gifting. ... [ read more ]

Insight: Before Blaming the CEO, Try Doing the Job

Published: Aug 1, 2019

Here's a perspective of human capital from the CEO’s vantage point to help understand how to demonstrate how CEOs above all can benefit from a strategic and systematic approach to engaging all stakeholders--not only be producing more sustainable results, but also by creating better experiences for all stakeholders and reducing risks of accidents, defects, and lawsuits, not to mention management squabbling. ... [ read more ]



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