legal compliance

Why Should Companies Adopt EH&S Registers?

“Why should my company adopt an EH&S register?” may be a question that is on the lips of top management of many multi-site and multi-jurisdictional companies. Contrary to this statement, a recent report by Verdantix states that the driving forces behind the strong growth in the global EH&S software market are an: Increased demand for …

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Is There Real Value in ISO Standards?

From any multi-national company’s perspective, ISO standards offer a number of benefits, including: Breaking down international borders: through the widespread adoption of standards, products and services are developed according to internationally accepted specifications Improving efficiency Sharing and proliferation of innovation and technological advances Creating a baseline for health and safety and environmental impact While not …

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Can the Threat of Adverse Publicity Motivate Companies to Achieve Legal Compliance?

In the current economic climate, public perception matters.  A damaged reputation and decrease in public trust can take years to overcome as well as affect share price and operating credibility.  In this piece, we will consider if the threat of adverse publicity is an effective means of motivating companies to achieve legal compliance. Imposing adverse …

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