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Along with unpredictable weather forecasts comes business trend projections for 2024. We did some research and offer this collection of insights as you adapt your workplace environment, occupational health and safety programs to address emerging trends in the new year. (Each insight includes a weblink to access more information.)
“A smaller workforce will define the economy in 2024. In fact, it will be the key economic challenge we face for the foreseeable future.” (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
Sustainability and ESG
“Compliance will become a key concern for environment, social and governance (ESG) teams, which will need to work closely with communications and marketing teams to ensure environmental messages adhere to jurisdictional requirements.” (FiscalNote)
Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI)
“To be an industry leader in five years you need a clear and compelling generative AI strategy today.” (Boston Consulting Group)
Workforce and Workplace
“With the evolution of digital tools and changing work norms, remote work is no longer a niche concept but a growing trend spanning various fields.” (Forbes Advisor)
“In 2023, 77 percent of employers reported an increase in workforce mental health needs. In 2024, and for the near future, employers will be acutely focused on addressing employees’ mental health needs while ensuring access and lowering cost barriers.” (2024 Large Employer Health Care Strategy Survey, Business Group on Health)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
“Companies should be prepared to receive shareholder proposals for the 2024 proxy season relating to racial equity and civil rights audits.” (The Conference Board)
Happy New Year from all of us at WorkCare! To learn more about ways our comprehensive occupational health, wellness and absence management solutions can help you and your company stay ahead of the curve in 2024, please contact us at email@example.com.
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