Category: ESG

How to Make Sure Your Corporate Healthcare ESG Strategy is Appealing to Younger Generations

Whether publicly traded healthcare companies have verified sustainability plans in place or have been accused of “greenwashing,” environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards have trended upward over the past year, in which a record $649 billion was poured into ESG-focused funds worldwide in 2021. As investors continue to put their money into healthcare companies making […]

National Safety Week: A Review

As EHSDA’s National Safety Week wraps up, let’s recap the various content offerings that became available throughout the week. The content highlighted how to promote round-the-clock safety and health at your organization by staying up to date on all the latest safety trends. Special thanks to Avetta, KPA, and Industrial Scientific for sponsoring the week. Monday Back to Basics | […]

Ask the Expert: Claire Beich on Safety Programs, Investment, and the Future

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, we hear from Claire Beich, the president and owner of Ascend Consulting EHS, LLC, about how to craft and invest in a safety program, and the future of technology and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives in the workplace. Here’s what she had to say. Q: What […]

The SEC and ESG Compliance

On May 23, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc., for misstatements about and omissions of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations in making investment decisions for certain mutual funds that it managed. BNY agreed to a cease-and-desist order and a censure and to pay a $1.5 million penalty […]

Proposed SEC Rules Tighten ESG Investment Claims

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released two press releases on May 25, 2022, announcing proposed rule changes intended to battle “greenwashing” claims by investment groups. Names Rule The current Names Rule requires registered investment companies with business names suggesting a focus on particular types of investments to adopt a policy to invest at least […]

Faces of EHS: Ashley Gill on Evolving Safety Leadership

Ashley Gill (she/her) started her career in the scrap metal industry after graduation from the University of Minnesota-Morris with a B.A. in International Management. Witnessing a work-related injury was the catalyst to propel her into a career in safety. Now a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with over 15 years of experience, she strives to continue […]

EHS On Tap E110: Meeting the Challenges of ESG

On episode 110 of EHS On Tap, Tyler Davey, CEO, North America, for Alcumus, talks about the company’s new ESG solution and how businesses are progressing with ESG efforts.

Faces of EHS: Amandeep Beesla on Mental Health and the Impact of COVID-19

Amandeep Beesla has over 20 years of onsite field experience in heavy industrial construction, civil road building, winter drilling, open-pit mining, live process plants, SAGD sites, and transportation and trucking. She has worked in the oil and gas field industry in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Washington State on international projects as part of a […]

Why Healthcare Companies Must Navigate Muddy Waters of ESG Requirements

The need for more corporate responsibility has evolved for today’s corporations and the next generation of business leaders in the form of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. Investors, activists, and regulators are now requiring proactive, community-structured commitment and accountability that is designed to step above shareholder returns.   Today’s global capital markets aren’t interested in […]