In this issue of Linkage, we focus on an emerging sector which is being encouraged through the efforts of both the Government and the industry actors themselves… I am speaking here of our growing Cultural and Creative Sector.
AMCHAM T&T has focussed on building awareness and sharing best practices in the fields of health, safety, security and the environment for over 15 years as we believe that companies that excel in these areas are more agile and competitive. This is in keeping with our mission to add value to our members by supporting their thrust to become more competitive and sustainable.
Globally, energy has become one of the strategic factors driving decision-making. Increasingly businesses, consumers and governments are considering the energy efficiency of the products and services they buy, use, sell and invest in. It (energy) has become a strategic factor in competition!
SMEs account for around 90 percent of businesses and more than 50 percent of overall employment globally. As such, SMEs are capable of incredible impact on important ethical issues relating to a variety of areas. – Jamey Long
According to bpTT’s Regional President Norman Christie, AMCHAM T&T’s HSSE Conference is relevant, thought provoking and “the most effective way to share knowledge and increase standards in Health, Safety, Security and the Environment”. By extension, we hope that this Linkage proves to be a keeper in your libraries and on your desktops.
There are many parallels between sport and business… goal setting, strategy development, team-work, implementation, profits and surpluses and of course success or failure. Many of these issues can be found in this issue of Linkage as in keeping with the Olympic Spirit we have decided to focus on “The Business of Sport”.
Welcome to AMCHAM T&T’s 20th Anniversary Edition of “Linkage”! 2012 is indeed a very special year for AMCHAM T&T as we celebrate the significant milestone of 20 years of service to the business community and more specifically our US and Associate members.
Growth is possible in the midst of an economic downturn! So says Robert Stover, a marketing and strategy consultant who in referring to the saying that ‘crisis brings clarity’ reports that he has seen a trend of business beginning to experience breakthroughs as a direct result of the ‘unwanted clarity’ that our current economic environment has brought.
This final issue of Linkage for 2010 focuses on Leadership as we continue to bring our readers real information and insights that are intended to assist you to be better managers of resources, people and organisations.
The 14th edition of the HSSE Conference & Exhibition focuses on HSSE Excellence …. Building Organisational Resilience, a theme that should resonate not only with the people of Trinidad and Tobago but with the region and the world at large, given the effects of the major disasters which have struck this region and indeed the world in recent times.
Avid Linkage readers will note that this year we have parted with tradition and chosen to focus on matters of Health, Safety, Security and the Environment (HSSE) in this issue of Linkage (Quarter 3) as opposed to the 4th Quarter.