Is heat-impacted worker health the next big reputation risk?

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Jason Glaser, co-founder and CEO of La Isla Network talks with Ian Welsh about the real dangers for outdoor workers, including in agricultural supply chains, from increased heat stress while in the field or on construction sites. They discuss the potential impacts of climate change and how these risks are spreading to previously temperate latitudes. Glaser argues why companies must take this seriously, not least because of the reputational risks around “sleepwalking into a scandal” allowing workers producing basic commodities to come to harm.

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