Growing concern over the environment and social issues has influenced companies in all sectors to reassess their level of sustainability as well as their corporate social responsibilities (CSR). During a time that is more accepting of diversity and inclusiveness in the workforces, it is imperative that businesses continue to develop their strategies to support their personnel. Inspired by the UK Mental Health Awareness week, let’s take a look at how Chandos Construction tackles some pressing social issues through its procurement strategy and how the company is supporting other organisations.
While European regulators are this year rolling-out climate-change “stress tests” for lenders, the Fed lags its peers. Fed officials have previously said they are considering a new scenario analysis to help them understand how climate change may affect trillions of dollars’ worth of bank assets, but have not said how or when they would start to apply such tests.