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Exploring Six Critical Challenges to GRC Implementation

Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) refers to an integrated set of capabilities that enables an organization to achieve principled performance. The acronym was introduced in 2002 by the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG). In 2007, the International Journal of Disclosure and Governance peer-reviewed the term. In today’s digital age, the definition of GRC has… Continue reading Exploring Six Critical Challenges to GRC Implementation

TikTok Ban in the U.S.: Important Takeaways

For GenZs, TikTok is where the newest trends are set. Lately, the social media app has been trending, and the buzz has been about declaring whether it threatens user privacy and national security in the U.S.    In this blog, we will discuss the reasons for the national security probe against TikTok, its legendary rise as… Continue reading TikTok Ban in the U.S.: Important Takeaways

Greenwashing, U.S. Elections, & Anti-ESG Movement: What’s Brewing in 2024

Events on the global regulatory front in 2023 turned environmental, social, and governance (ESG) into a serious boardroom agenda.  Concurrently, there are businesses playing along the sustainability lines by wrongfully claiming and marketing their products and practices as ‘sustainable’ and ‘eco-friendly’. The practice of misleading consumers with a make-believe sustainability posture to drive profits is… Continue reading Greenwashing, U.S. Elections, & Anti-ESG Movement: What’s Brewing in 2024

Understanding ESG Materiality & its Importance in Sustainability Reporting

In a recent PwC survey, 76% of consumers said they would cease associating with brands and companies that treat employees, communities, and the environment poorly. Growing consumer awareness of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) components demands more actions towards ESG materiality assessments from businesses. ESG materiality assessments are iterative and unique to every business and… Continue reading Understanding ESG Materiality & its Importance in Sustainability Reporting

AI Use Cases in GRC: An Explorative Guide

If you know the line, “Stories written before space travel but about space travel,” from Philip K Dick’s novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (adapted to Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner), you’d agree that it resonates with how we feel about recent AI breakthroughs (both imagined and real). Unlike the theme of this cult classic—technological… Continue reading AI Use Cases in GRC: An Explorative Guide

FTC Rules Protect Against GenAI-led Impersonations: Rule Finalizes to Protect Businesses, and Government from Scams

February 15, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized the rules to address AI-enabled impersonation scams to protect consumers, government, and business entities.    Generative AI (GenAI) adoption spiked in 2022 with the release of OpenAI’s large language model (LLM)-based tool. The tool’s popularity and widespread adoption across businesses replaced many white-collar positions with AI,… Continue reading FTC Rules Protect Against GenAI-led Impersonations: Rule Finalizes to Protect Businesses, and Government from Scams