The opening lines from The Isley Brothers 1969 Tamla Motown song, Behind a Painted smile, echo the sentiments of many I imagine. Some people wear a painted smile to hide their own emotions and feelings; for the sake of either being ‘decent’ or not wanting to give the ‘game’ away.
The social responsibility movement started with debates about corporations having a responsibility to society – it is now recognized that people, planet and profit are mutually inclusive. Since these early […]
Teenagers caught carrying out hacking and cyber-attacks could soon be attending a rehab camp that aims to divert them away from a life of crime. The first weekend camp for […]
European Union excuses Belgian fries from new Food Safety regulations.
Last week, European Member States decided to approve the European Commission’s proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food. Once new regulations are in place, they will require food […]
The United States will not resume imports of beef from Brazil until food safety issues have been addressed, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced. Purdue met with his Brazilian counterpart, […]
Predictions vary by decades, but most agree it is coming, with major implications. In the first decade of the 2000s, there was growing concern about so-called “Peak Oil,” based on […]
Risks affecting organisations can have consequences in terms of economic performance and professional reputation, as well as environmental, safety and societal outcomes. Managing risk effectively helps organisations to perform well […]
As political heavyweights made their way to Brussels for the second round of Brexit talks, British Brexit Secretary David Davis urged all sides to ‘get down to business’. The European […]
Recent revelations about the government of Mexico’s widespread use of spyware to monitor adversaries in the press and the human rights community represent a gift for organized crime. The New […]
A security expert examines if the hackers of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs could actually take over a real smart city (interview) One of the appealing parts about Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs […]
A Wisconsin company called “Three Square Market” will have employees (voluntary) receive RFID (microchip) implants that will allow them to access doors, vending machines and other facilities around the workplace. […]