The pandemic has changed the rules of the game: how businesses run, how their data and analytics work, and how to identify and react to new risks. Identification of data that is considered reliable for setting and adjusting plans is more important than ever. Certain business outcomes can no longer be predicted or applied with older forecasting methods which puts pressure on businesses to quickly adopt a more agile, data-driven approach.
A vital part of our identity
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) can mean different things to different organizations. Most would define it as all of the initiatives or practices put in place by an organization to foster sustainability. Socially responsible companies need to be economically viable, have a positive impact on society, and respect and preserve the environment.
Building an organization that lasts
A socially responsible company goes beyond the profit motive. To delaware, CSR means that we try to leave the world a little better than we found it. Every day, the #peopleofdelaware help us to do exactly that.
realizing a dream for today, tomorrow and succeeding generations is not something you do overnight, and we know our responsibility goes beyond taking care of our own company - that's why CSR has become a vital part of our identity and our strategyJan Delaere - Founding Partner & Chairman
More than checking a box
Over the years, the delaware CSR task force has launched several initiatives and continues to do so on a regular basis. We truly believe that thanks to these efforts, we can have a positive impact on our broader environment.
We support reforestation
delaware has partnered up with WeForest to engage smallholder farmers in reversing deforestation. Since 2015, we have funded the planting of over 79,000 trees. Obviously, we are extremely proud to be able to support WeForest in their reforestation projects...
We invest in sustainable mobility
SDG 13 “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” serves as a focal point for delaware’s Fleet department. We encourage all employees to decrease their average fuel consumption and reduce their CO2 emissions.
We believe in diversity & inclusion
While the concept of Virtual Reality (VR) has been prominently featured in fictional media over the years as a device for the future, it has struggled to make headway as a mainstream technology in the real world. However, the time has now come for VR to lead the next big step in computing.
As a CFO, you are busier than ever this year, assessing your organization’s liquidity, optimizing cash reserves and developing what-if scenarios to weather the impacts of the coronavirus crisis. Yet, what about the future after this crisis? Will your role and that of your team be different? We asked Kristof Stouthuysen, professor of management accounting at Vlerick Business School, during his talk at our recent Inspiration Fair in Belgium of which you can download the recording here. Spoiler alert: finance will be more fun!
Remove friction to boost success, for customers as well as employees: that’s the core of ‘effortless experience’. But what does that mean for your enterprise architecture and software infrastructure? Which tools should you use, and how should they interact? How can data move through the organization in a way that empowers employees and delights customers? Software architect Wim Meerschman sketches out an elegant and powerful solution.