Tag Archives: Social impact

Brexit implications for employment and social affairs

The referendum held in the UK on 23 June 2016, resulted in a vote to leave the European Union. This decision will have profound effects on employment and social affairs in the UK and the EU. The European Parliament’s Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union has just published the briefing note “Brexit implications for …
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Family business philanthropy – EY Report

Nearly half of family businesses surveyed use impact investing as part of their philanthropic activity, and larger family businesses tend to engage in more philanthropic activities than smaller ones, according to a new report from the EY Global Family Business Center of Excellence. The Family business philanthropy: creating lasting impact through values and legacy report, …
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Global Risks 2014

The World Economic Forum has just released its “Global Risks 2014” report. The study highlights how global risks are not only interconnected but also have systemic impacts. Based on a survey of the WEF’s multistakeholder communities, the report maps 31 global risks according to level of concern, likelihood and impact and interconnections among them. Ten …
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World Energy Outlook 2013

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has just published the “World Energy Outlook 2013.” The report presents a full update of energy projections through to 2035 as well as insights into their potential ramifications for energy security, climate change, economic development and universal access to modern energy services. Oil, coal, natural gas, renewables and nuclear power …
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