GM’s chief talent officer, Michael Arena, knows the power of culture and employees. In an industry that is poised for radical disruption, like automotive, it is critical to disrupt the way employees work to not only keep pace with start-ups, but to transform veteran companies. Arena’s core objective is to develop a culture where people feel connected and empowered.
It all started in 2014 when he asked the company futurist what will be important from a workplace and employee perspective in the year 2020. Four main areas emerged.
As EHS and sustainability become more intertwined with a company’s overall business strategy, success takes more than resources and good management - it also requires smart stakeholder engagement. From C-suite executives to employees to customers, the different stakeholder groups affected by your EHS and sustainability initiatives in turn have the power to influencethe success of your initiatives.
Kristine Schantz, a 2016 graduate of the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute, reflects on the essential impact her classmates will need to make as they reenter the workforce to ensure a sustainable future for their businesses and our planet.
Today the private sector is uniquely positioned to step forward and assume a higher level of sustainability leadership. The changing policy landscape around the world presents an opportunity for companies to create a consumer-driven marketplace that is better for the environment and better for business.
In today’s world, environment, health and safety (EHS) is a core component of every business, going beyond meeting compliance requirements as a key driver of company’s overall business strategy.
On the Antea Group blog, we dive into a brief history of EHS and how it’s evolved over the years, its importance in today’s business world, the core responsibilities of EHS professionals, and future trends to be conscious of.
HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.