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First-Ever Human Rights Review by an Automaker Conducted by Ford

There is some good news to note about the auto industry behind the recent headlines about layoffs and tariff wars. Ford has completed a“saliency assessment,” a review that identifies the most important human rights issues relevant to the company. The assessment was conducted in line with the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework.The automaker says it will now develop an action plan to address these issues, through a specific filter of the link between environmental issues and the human rights issues that emerged from the review. A holistic overview such as that of Ford’s review could introduce as much meaningful change into the industry as any shift in energy sourcing or computer-driven features.

John Howell, Editorial Director

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Dec 14, 2018 10:50 AM ET

December 14, 2018 - Business News Indonesia magazine recently presented PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) with three corporate responsibility awards for 2018. The three awards are:

  • Top Leader on Corporate Social Responsibility...
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Dec 14, 2018 10:25 AM ET

SILVER SPRING, Md., December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Siemens Foundation, one of the country’s premier organizations advancing STEM workforce development and education...

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Dec 14, 2018 10:25 AM ET

Make a difference this holiday season by taking small steps that can make a meaningful difference by reducing waste and your carbon footprint. And since it’s the season of giving, share these eco-friendly tips with family and...

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Dec 14, 2018 10:05 AM ET

Carolyn Bloodworth is an effective team builder who works tirelessly to meet the basic needs of Michigan residents through Consumers Energy Foundation and Consumers Energy employee volunteers.

“Throughout her tenure as director...

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Dec 14, 2018 10:00 AM ET

AUSTIN, Texas, December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it has awarded Bee Hive Grants to three schools in Chicago with money raised from the inaugural Give Bees a Chance campaign this past summer....

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Dec 14, 2018 10:00 AM ET
At Merck, we aspire to improve the health and wellness of people worldwide, and to expand access to our medicines and vaccines. As part of our ongoing commitment to fighting neglected tropical diseases, Merck has...
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Dec 14, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Building infrastructure for charging electric vehicles and educating customers about EVs are two key things electric utilities should be doing to help accelerate the adoption of electric cars in California, according to automakers who...

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Dec 14, 2018 9:50 AM ET

Gdansk, Poland – Arrow Electronics employees in Gdansk, Poland, participated in the Noble Gift, a holiday campaign that provides aid...

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Dec 14, 2018 9:30 AM ET

I recently had two pertinent reminders about my gut—and no I’m not talking about my microbiome, though this is an increasingly hot topic for us at the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germanyi.

I often have a...

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Dec 14, 2018 9:30 AM ET
What is Agile CSR Software?
 
The true definition of agile is “able to move quickly and easily” and when it comes to project management, it’s often used to describe...
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