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The Evolution of ESG

Over the years, ESG – the environmental, social and governance framework used to evaluate a company’s performance and sustainability – has evolved from a niche concept to a mainstream consideration for businesses. Now, this vital strategic imperative, if acted upon without delay, heralds stronger stakeholder engagement, greater resilience, and a longer, healthier life for the company.

Sustainability as a Hard KPI: This Is How IT Can Help

By Elmer KramerSAP SCM / QM consultant, NTT DATA Business Solutions

New EU legislation means that providing reporting on your organization’s CO2 emissions will soon be mandatory. Finding efficient ways to do this is crucial – and a good place to start is with specialized technology, which can help to calculate carbon impact in just a few clicks.

The Evolving Role of the CFO: From Financial Anchor to Strategic Leader

By Belen VillasanteGlobal Digital Finance Transformation Partner, NTT DATA EMEAL

As the business landscape grows ever more uncertain and disrupted, CFOs need to reinvent themselves so that their focus increasingly falls on fostering innovation and promoting adaptability, rather than solely on accounting, compliance and safeguarding assets. Those who can become comfortable in today’s climate of upheaval and change will discover new opportunities in what will be an increasingly key leadership role.

Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Job

By Alexis Martín GarcíaCybersecurity Analyst, NTT DATA EMEAL , Marcos Búrdalo RomeroCybersecurity Analyst, NTT DATA EMEAL

In a hyperconnected world, cybersecurity is a vital part of protecting both corporate reputation and the safety of employees. While IT departments might be responsible for putting systems in place, it takes every employee from the C-suite down to ensure those systems remain intact.

Ethics: A Consultant’s Guide

By Ian BowerDirector, Business Design Lead, NTT DATA UK

Being able to recognize a consulting organization’s ethics, reflected in their culture, greatly influences their clients’ ability to trust them. It is therefore the remit of the individual consultant and the organization to ensure they are engaging clients with the best intent, that they don’t falsely represent themselves, that they charge fairly, and conduct their business with integrity.

Building Trust in Artificial Intelligence

Trust is an imperative value in human interaction and behavior. In the business world, this is no different. AI has also become a key tool in unifying the business world with human elements to help automate processes and manage complex data. The pressure is on for organizations to keep up with the times and adopt using AI, but why are some companies hesitant to do so? Can AI be trusted?

Information and Cybersecurity in the UK

By Ken JonesSecurity Consulting, Regulatory Director, NTT DATA , Warren O'DriscollHead of Security Practice, Senior Director, NTT DATA UK

The different needs of cybersecurity continue to evolve, in the same way that businesses must adapt and respond to these cybersecurity risks and challenges. Partnerships are just one of the many ways in which businesses can protect themselves and move with the times.

5 Minutes On… Trust as the Driving Force of Business

By Shalene GuptaResearch Associate at Harvard Business School and co-author of The Power of Trust

How Companies Can Build Trust in Uncertain Times

By Shalene GuptaResearch Associate at Harvard Business School and co-author of The Power of Trust

Trust can take years for organizations to build with customers and employees, but only moments to break. How can businesses secure and build trust that can stand the test of time in a turbulent period of economic shakiness, political unrest and a global pandemic?

Protecting Data Starts With Good Governance

By Eva-Maria ScheiterVice President GRC Consulting, NTT DATA DACH

Whatever the trigger, significant technological and other business changes should never damage your customers’ trust in you. This means keeping their personal data safe. In fact, done well, data protection ought to increase confidence in your business. How to get there? It starts, as with many things, with a detailed understanding of the challenges and strong governance around the solutions.

Embedding Sustainability Into Your Organisation’s Foundations

By Rosy CinefraVP, Head of Legal & Compliance, NTT DATA Italia

Sustainability reporting and standards are so important. Customers want to know that the companies they work with have clearly defined sustainability goals and mandates. Companies need to be prepared, need to recognise the value of sustainability in achieving their long- and short-term goals.