Believe it or not but business leaders are apparently starting to wake up at night because they are really getting worried about climate change, water scarcity and deforestation.
Business leaders are waking up because there are real facts emerging and they are able to
The next software system you invest in will be the most important one on your roadmap, because, after all, you’re doing it next.
Well, perhaps it will be the most urgent system with the most shouts behind it. Or the easiest to get budget for.
In fact, the most important
Transparency is an economic engine, it points us to a standard in company disclosure where reporting on environmental and social issues has become the norm among the world’s largest companies and is increasingly of interest to companies of all sizes.
This isn’t a new
This week saw the kick-off session for the series of webinars that Rivo is running around sustainability as part of #sustainabilityseptember with industry sustainability guru Deborah Patterson who took Stanley,Black & Decker onto multiple sustainability indices. The
The balance sheet of the average company reflected 80% and more of its value 15 years ago. Now it’s down to 30% or less.
Part of this is due to the post-industrial economy, but it’s mostly due to new online business models, brand value, trust and reputation. I am
If you’re a tweeter and have an active interest in sustainability (which, to be fair, we probably ALL should), then you will have seen the emergence of #sustainabilityseptember. If you’re not a tweeter, then none of that last sentence probably made that much sense.
Now, marketing is what you do. What you make. How you act. The choices you make when you are sure no one is looking.
The public has rarely been more cynical about big business, trust is low and only ethical behaviour can win back and retain trust among customers and
Now I’m not one for watching reality TV shows or those documentaries that follow people around while they’re doing their everyday jobs (there aren’t enough explosions, aliens or time travel in them for my liking), but I did find myself glued to
There has been much talk lately about the use and value of robotic, unmanned vehicles, but for a moment forget about the hype, instead let’s look at what moving asset and vehicle-centric technology and communications devices are available today, and its impact on keeping
It’s a given that managing modern enterprise risk areas such as safety, security and sustainability is difficult within large diverse organisations with widely-distributed operations. Lots of employees, processes, locations, regulations, languages; not to mention the addition
The Value of Trade Shows – The internet is a game changer but there is no replacement for face to face time before you decide to buy
Last week, Rivo was at the ASSE Safety 2014 expo in Orlando, Florida. The organizers describe the event as the “most dependable resource” for visitors looking to keep updated on the constantly-evolving world of safety. There was plenty for attendees to do with keynote
This year, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant coverage of enterprise providers of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions changed. Gartner defined GRC as the automation of the management, measurement, remediation and reporting of controls and risks against objectives, in
Recently, a group of risk managers in Denver were treated to what seems, according to this article in CFO to have been a highly insightful and entertaining keynote
According to an article featured in Computer Weekly this week, major European logistics company Geodis’ Chief Information Security Officer Sharvind
Longer hours. Working late at home. Tighter deadlines. Increased responsibility. 100+ emails per day. Today, the demands of employers require us to be more productive at less cost and with a highly competitive global job market; the prevalence of stress within our
Last month, it was announced that April could see a landmark reform of non-financial reporting by EU companies. The vote for this directive is imminent and if it is passed by the European
The human body is an awe-inspiring feat of a responsive global system.
Cut your finger and a cascade of message systems are actioned within nanoseconds to protect from the initial threat (drop the knife), to start to resolution of the impact on multiple levels (immune
Under its health and safety purview OSHA has watchdog oversight to over 7 million workplaces in the United States. Bolstered in 2014 with full budget funding of its inspections programs, including an increase of $2 million dollars to the now $17 million whistleblower initiative.
Last week I attended a seminar on communications hosted by renowned PR specialist Six Degrees. Taking place in the cinema-themed conference room of the Forbury Hotel in Reading, this was the first of a series of seminars with a slant on corporate reputation. For this
This is how companies die, how brands wither and, more cheerfully in the other direction, how reputations are made.
Gradually, because every day incidents go unnoticed, little bits of information are lost because there is no central visibility, risks start building up. We
An independent report commissioned as part of the UK Government’s triennial review of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has been released
We’re already a week into it, but Happy New Year to you! And with it comes the UK’s Defamation Act 2013 which came into force as champagne corks popped across the country. January 1st 2014 saw this new Act come into
OSHA recently published an online form providing whistleblower complaint notice via the internet. Employees will therefore be able to easily report unsafe conditions to OSHA without you even being aware of these.
This OSHA measure emphasizes the importance of the need for
Rivo is pleased to announce that ITT Cannon have become one of our latest manufacturing clients. Part of the ITT Corporation, Cannon is an international manufacturer and supplier of connectors for the military, aerospace, industrial and
During this informative webinar, subject experts discuss the business advantages gained on the path towards world-class compliance, and how throughout the journey to reach this accolade you can add significant value and benefits to your organization.Topics include:How to
Some images from the Wear a Santa Suit to Work-day in support of the Myton Hospices charity
We always love to hear about our clients doing fantastic and innovative things to promote the health and wellbeing of their employees and customers. In today’s modern and health-conscious world where employees increasingly want to work for more responsible organisations,
This is a brief introduction to Rivo Software, and also the high-level capabilities of the Risk Assessment functionality of our highly flexible and user-friendly Safeguard solution taken from a Webinar that took place on 14th November 2013. Part of a much wider suite of Health,
This is a brief introduction to Rivo Software, and also the high-level capabilities of the Audits & Checklists functionality of our highly flexible and user-friendly Safeguard solution taken from a Webinar that took place on 7th November 2013. Part of a much wider suite of
This is a brief introduction to Rivo Software, and also the high-level capabilities of the Incident Management functionality of our highly flexible and user-friendly Safeguard solution taken from a Webinar that took place on 18th July 2013. Part of a much wider suite of Health,
Scania Great Britain Ltd talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage Health & Safety
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage risk in their
The Natural History Museum talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage Health & Safety
The Stobart Group talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage Health and Safety risk in their
One of Rivo’s co-founders Simon Hook talks about taking basic compliance to the next level to achieve real business
This is a brief walkthrough of core Rivo
A key proponent of any organisation’s reputation is people. Particularly when you look at the social media angle, the obvious threat is what disgruntled customers say about you when they take to Twitter to vent their spleens. However, there is a similar threat looming inside
As we continue our journey to help global organisations manage risks and their corporate reputations, and attempt to understand the potential crises that an organisation might face, it is easy to forget that there are far worse crises out in the world being faced by very
This week, Rivo exhibited at the Retail Crime & Loss Prevention Conference in London, which saw Security and Loss Prevention officials from major retailers join together to discuss the important issues in their sector, or simply just to catch up with old friends and
Last week I shared the concept of likening risk management and risk management systems to elephants. Not my words, rather the words of an article I’d read. This week, it’s likening risk management to a Hollywood blockbuster. Much as we are required to willingly suspend
If someone ever writes a textbook on how to manage corporate reputation, I’m willing to bet that one of the case studies will be Ryanair. To say that they have had a fairly tempestuous relationship with customers and the media might be an understatement, and to add that some