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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 ]

Sustainability Expert: Human Capital Garners Increased Attention

Published: Jul 30, 2019

Gail Glazerman, a chartered financial analyst for the Sustainability Accountability Standards Board in San Francisco, writes in a recent blog that “the human capital dimension of sustainability has garnered increasing attention because of a growing number of labor actions, protests on behalf of contractors in the gig economy, the increasing number of teacher strikes, and increased focus on pay inequities and more. ... [ read more ]

New Enterprise Engagement Referral Platform Tests New B2B Sales Model

Published: Jul 26, 2019

MaritzCX, a leader in customer experience analytics and advisory services, co-founds the new Enterprise Engagement Advisory Network “Needs Referral” service launching Sept. 5. The goals: 1) to help educate, engage, and reward the growing number of consultants and agencies bringing complex, integrated engagement solutions to their clients and 2) to test a new crowd-sourced business referral platform for complex business-to-business solution selling in an increasingly inter-connected, networked gig economy. ... [ read more ]

Opinion: Needed—A New Paradigm for People-Centric 21st Century CEOs

Published: Jul 23, 2019

Capitalism clearly isn't working for the majority of Americans: 70% say they feel blue before the work week begins, less than 40% report feeling engaged at work, customer satisfaction has remained at the same level for 10 years ago, and the majority of Americans say in polls they are dissatisfied with the current state of affairs despite record employment. ... [ read more ]

First Certifications of ISO HR Standards Now Available

Published: Jul 17, 2019

HR professionals and consultants now have a new way to distinguish themselves as industry leaders through the first-ever ISO certifications for human capital management provided only by the International Center for Enterprise Engagement by the people who helped pioneer their creation. ... [ read more ]

Stanford U. Article on ESG Investing Highlights Enterprise Engagement Principles

Published: Jul 15, 2019

A recently published article in Stanford University’s Closer Look series analyzes the growing trend of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing that the Enterprise Engagement Alliance believes is a major driver of Enterprise Engagement and ISO 10018 Quality People Management and other standards. A growing database of over 17,000 companies makes it increasingly easy to track the relative scores of business, and the results aren’t pretty. ... [ read more ]

The Untapped Power of the New Brand Media

Published: Jul 10, 2019

This handbook is for Brand Media Specialists seeking to unleash the power of brands for business, event and promotional gifting, as well as rewards, recognition, loyalty and fundraising. Part I is the Executive Summary, Part II provides extensive information for Brand Media practitioners and preparation for the Brand Media Specialist online certification test. ... [ read more ]

ICEE Updates Curriculum, Certification for ISO; Launches Free Advocate Network

Published: Jul 9, 2019

The International Center for Enterprise Engagement at TheICEE.org has announced three new initiatives now that it has assumed direction of the curriculum and certification activities from its affiliate organization, the Enterprise Engagement Alliance at TheEEA.org--which will continue to publish ESM, conduct outreach for the field, and provide advisory services for solution providers and organizations seeking to profit from engagement through its Engagement Agency unit. ... [ read more ]

Ascent Aims to Make Leadership Development More Rewarding

Published: Jun 24, 2019

Many organizations take leaders and top performers on off-sites for rewards, recognition, or corporate planning retreats. Ascent Leadership Networks believes these programs should support an ongoing leadership development process with greater benefits for all. ... [ read more ]

New Book: Enterprise Engagement for CEOs Targets People-Centric Capitalists

Published: Jun 18, 2019

With the right focus on the value of people, capitalism can create a virtuous circle of prosperity that surpasses the potential of any other system. Enterprise Engagement for CEOs is for a new generation of leaders and proud capitalists who don’t just say Human Capital is their organization’s most important asset, they know it. ... [ read more ]

Presidential Candidate Yang Calls for "Human-Centered Capitalism"

Published: Jun 11, 2019

As reported in ESM, the issue of what we call Enterprise Engagement is entering the political fray. Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang makes "human-centered capitalism" a pillar of his campaign. Note: The Enterprise Engagement Alliance is strictly non-partisan. ... [ read more ]



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