Is procurement spearheading your organisation’s response to COVID-19? What has changed in your priorities in the past three months? Earlier this year, Grosvenor Procurement Advisory released research into what Finance can (and should) expect of Procurement. The world has changed a lot since then. We suspect that your priorities have fundamentally shifted and with that the […]
Author: Tim Cummins It’s great news that impact investment continues to grow, with latest estimates published by the Financial Times (April 1st, 2019) showing fund values are now more than $500bn. To qualify as an ‘impact investment’, assets must be deployed in a way that ensures societal and environmental impacts are equal to financial returns.
Author: PASA A new survey has found 85% of Australian businesspeople prefer meeting in-person to using technology-enabled communications such as video-conferencing. The survey consisted of over 1,100 business executives across several countries in Asia Pacific conducted by CWT, the global travel management company, and recruitment specialists Ambition. Of that number, nearly one in five (19%) said
Author: Johan Jemdahl 2019 is here and I’m very excited about what possibilities the new year will bring. We are in a highly transformative era and what in general is called the 4th Industrial Revolution. Changes will take time, but they are going to occur at a more rapid pace than before. In this post, I
Author: Jennifer Pinney, The Hackett Group How to make your working capital metrics work A long time ago, in a land not too far away, a team of bright, young managers faced a crash course on cash and working capital management after their parent company made a surprise announcement that it would no longer meet
Author: Carlson Wagonlit Travel CWT/Ambition Research: More Than Three in Four Business Executives Prefer Face-to-Face Meetings Over Virtual Contact. Over 60% of those surveyed also said they factor in companies’ travel policies when evaluating job opportunities. According to a survey of over 1,100 business executives across several countries in Asia Pacific conducted by CWT, the global travel management company,