IPR is featuring research throughout October in support of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) assess companies’ disability inclusion efforts annually. In 2023, 485 companies completed the Disability Equality Index survey. Of the participating companies, 374 have operations outside of the United States. Key findings … Continue reading 2023 Disability Equality Index Report
Deloitte assessed cybersecurity threats for companies across the globe and suggested defense strategies for leaders based on geographic region. 1,110 cyber decision-makers at the director level or higher were surveyed across 20 countries. Key findings include: 1.) 20% of all respondents had experienced 11 or more cybersecurity incidents in the past year. 2.) Organizations within … Continue reading Global Cyber Threats in 2023
Dr. Franzisca Weder and colleagues analyzed how the relationship between public relations and journalism roles has changed in recent years. Qualitative interviews of 72 individuals were conducted in Austria, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, and the Pacific Islands October 2020 – March 2021. A third of respondents in each country except the Pacific Islands identified as … Continue reading Are Journalism and PR Merging Into one Industry?
PRovoke Media examined the key challenges facing China’s PR industry. Interviews with 125 marketers and 70 senior PR agency professionals were conducted. Key findings include:1.) In 2022, 46% of planned marketing campaigns had to stop and shift to online platforms, as compared to 29% in 2020.2.) 57% of departments experienced integration in 2022— an almost … Continue reading Sharp Rise In Marketing & PR Integration in China
Morning Consult examined brand trust across industries globally for 2022. A survey of 2,200 U.S. adults, 1,299 South Korean residents, and 1,000 residents each in Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, and the U.K. was conducted April 8-14, 2022. Key Findings:1.) Household names with local roots helped boost consumer trust.— The No. 1 Most … Continue reading Most Trusted Brands of 2022
Summary As the relevancy of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors grows, institutional investors are increasingly utilizing ESG for investment decisions. However, this information is often not easily available or clear enough to be useful. In an effort to address this issue, several countries have initiated mandatory ESG disclosures which compels firms to submit details … Continue reading The Effects of Mandatory ESG Disclosure Around the World
Summary The disclosure of corporate sustainability through integrated reporting and the inclusion of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria as part of sustainable finance are topical concerns in mainstream academic studies, economic practice, and international policy. This study examined European companies’ ESG performance and reporting, and the impact of reporting on financial performance. Methodology The … Continue reading Integrated Reporting of ESG Data in Europe