In this, the latest in a series of deep insights into the 'green' trident of governance, Rob Smith discusses green issues and the increasing importance of compliance with regulations in the current economic environment with Bill Brewster, President of Gerber Software Solutions.
In this, the latest in a series of deep insights into the 'green' trident of governance, Rob Smith talks to Philippe Ribera, Software Marketing Director for Lectra about green issues and the economic environment.
In this, the latest in a series of deep insights into the 'green' trident of governance, Rob Smith meets with Mike Zepp, Director - Global Market Development Environmental Compliance & Sustainability for Dassault Systèmes to discuss a range of green issues and the industry's place in an increasingly difficult economic climate.
In the final blog in his series on ethical compliance, Rob Smith looks at the risks of ethical compromises in a supply chain, taking in working conditions and business practices across global operations.
With legislation, regulations and formal guidelines to consider, Rob looks at why transparency, equality and environmentally friendly trading practices are paramount, and why non-compliance can prove so costly.
In the penultimate blog in his series on ethical compliance, Rob Smith looks at how economic regulation (specifically those global restrictions concerning the use of hazardous and chemical substances) affects our industry.
With penalties for non-compliance being severe, Rob looks at how retailers, brands and manufacturers from any sector in the consumer goods industries can ill afford to ignore these regulations.
In the latest of his continuing series of blogs, Rob Smith looks at how corporate governance is defined - internally and externally - and how a company of any size can fall foul of outdated or improperly regulated trading and accounting practices
Rob also examines the difficulties that can arise when a given strategy appears to be flawless on paper, but aspects of corporate governance mean that insufficient account is taken of how well (if at all) it will operate in the real world.
In the first of a series of blogs looking at the trident of governance, Rob Smith examines the importance of comprehensive supply chain auditing and the difficulties that companies can face when their trading practices fall short of mandated standards.
As this series grows, Rob will go on to look at the two remaining prongs of governance, namely: environmental regulation and ethical compliance.