Social Innovation is a Legacy for Future Generations

Even on a worldwide basis, Hitachi is a unique company because we have both IT and social infrastructure businesses. The Social Innovation Business resolves issues faced by society and customers through innovation that combines both IT and social infrastructure, thereby contributing to improvements in people's quality of life.

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First and foremost, EHS stands for Environmental, Health and Safety, and is also commonly referred to as HS&E or HSE (even SHE), which are all acceptable. For consistency, this article will use the EHS nomenclature. Now that we know what the acronym stands for, what is EHS Management? Who does it involve? Does the company you work for put EHS management into practice? Let’s drill down into EHS and how it applies to workplace safety.

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By the time you’re done reading this, the state of oil and gas (O&G) may have changed. The tricky part of following the current economic state of O&G is that prices are changing faster than ever. For O&G companies, it doesn’t look good when prices are falling below $30 per barrel. Oil prices were at $27.10 a barrel a few weeks ago, and while I was writing this blog, crude has moved up to $34.40. This is all happening as the United States lifts its ban on exporting crude oil and while the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, meets to reduce, or “freeze” oil production.

You may ask yourself, “How is this affecting me?”

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