In the early 1900s, writer Upton Sinclair shocked American consumers with depictions of the meatpacking industry, and food safety regulations followed. Today, customers and investors aren’t focused simply on bare-bones regulations, but on more expansive efforts that further strengthen the bottom line, protect assets, and minimize employee turnover. Health and safety concerns are evolving from mere compliance to proactive measures that enhance wellness across the supply chain and benefit recruitment and retention. Read the full report.
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AI can help decision makers absorb and prioritize incoming data, and identify the most critical needs to act upon or, in the case of a natural disaster, determine where to start. This ability to integrate data from disparate sources, and the accompanying insight it can give into prioritizing action, can be likened to credit card fraud prevention: AI software detects unusual patterns and helps card providers warn consumers of potential issues in real time, so they can act to avoid an undesirable outcome later. Read the white paper.
Many tax credits stretch back decades, signaling Congress’s ongoing desire to promote business investments in projects beneficial to local communities and society at large. In turn, businesses have been able to deduct all or a portion of those expenses from their income tax bill. In simplest terms, a $10,000 tax credit saves $10,000 that would otherwise be remitted to the federal government, while tax deductions merely lower a business’s taxable income by the percentage of its marginal tax bracket. Read the white paper.