Human capital risks in a changing world
categories: Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEAI, YOUNG Andrew, EASTMAN Meggin Thwing, Responsible Investing, Asset Managers (Quant or Fundamental), Hedge Funds, ESG Products & Services, Equities
In a changing world, companies’ ability to recruit, retain, develop and engage their workers is more central to value creation than ever. Productivity and innovation capacity — and thus competitive position — depend on it. Through a wide-ranging literature review, we identified key measurable factors driving companies’ exposure to human capital risks. Competition for highly skilled talent and labor-intensive operations are the two key drivers; we identified seven others that potentially amplify these difficulties.