Risk management

Risk management

Risk management is an essential part of good management practice. It is often part of financial management, and separately also part of quality management. Risk is always an element of uncertainty (opportunity or threat), and risks are an inevitable part of doing...
Change control

Change control

Change control is a typical part of traditional quality management in highly regulated industries. Change control refers to changes in processes, equipment or, for example, raw materials that may have an impact on product quality or affect regulated parts of the...
Business in the teeth of Russian Sanctions

Business in the teeth of Russian Sanctions

Russia’s military actions in Ukraine and the resulting sanctions are affecting many businesses now and in the future. The new sanctions were adopted by European Union member states in the beginning of April. Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has led to a...
Sanctions

Sanctions

The UN Security Council can impose economic and other sanctions to maintain security and international peace. Sanctions are defined as the restriction or suspension of economic or commercial cooperation, including transport, communications or diplomatic relations with...
Greenwashing

Greenwashing

Greenwashing is currently on an unfortunate upswing. The term refers to a situation where companies use “green PR” or “green marketing” to create the misleading impression that their products or services are environmentally or socially...