Cybersecurity
Data breaches put not only your company and employees at risk but also your customers. Depending on the scale of a breach, your reputation could become significantly damaged, driving down profits and jeopardizing relationships and business with customers and clients. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study,...
Corporate Social Responsibility Program, In-Kind Giving
It’s no secret that corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs are good for business as well as the community. They improve employee engagement, increase customer loyalty and elevate corporate brands. But while most companies build their CSR programs around monetary donations and employee volunteerism, there is another form of giving...

Is ESG Investing Dead?

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Investing in companies that focus on their impact on the environment, in support of social issues, and on corporate governance (ESG) seems to be the focus of a newer generation of investors. This newer generation seems to care more about how companies are participating in socioeconomic and environmental progress,...
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 Overcoming Barriers to Digital
Digital transformation. We hear this term used in many different contexts in our day to day conversations. Regardless of when or how it is used, one thing is clear, digital transformation could be the key to ensuring an organization’s survival over the next several years. During the recent Enaxis...
The interactive and rigorous approach taken in the UTSA Honors College’s Tutorial I encourages critical thinking on the part of students regarding timely and relevant topics confronting society In one instance highlighting The University of Texas at San Antonio’s goal of offering experiential learning, the Honors College is now in...
Publishers Note
Today’s companies recognize the importance of conducting employment background checks. Background checks are an important component of most hiring practices. According to a national survey of HR professionals, 96% of employers conduct at least one type of background screening. Whether organizations seek to verify previous employment and educational credentials, check...
If you do business in the oil and gas industry, you know that lawsuits are inevitable. The uncertainties of drilling success, coupled with volatile markets and prices, often spawn disputes that end up with at least the threat of litigation. While you can’t entirely protect your business from lawsuits,...
assessments in the oil & gas industry
Looking from the outside in, assessments can sometimes feel like a ‘box ticking’ exercise. However, when it comes to industries such as the energy sector, they can literally become a matter of life and death. As with many sectors, energy companies have not been left untouched by the rapid evolution...