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Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013 - An Interview with Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. Representative for New York's 12th

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Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. Representative for New York's 12th District caught up with 3BL Media at the Ethical Sourcing Forum hosted by Intertek on March 7th and 8th, 2013.

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013 - An Interview with Patricia Jurewicz, Director, Responsible Sourcing Network

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Patricia Jurewicz, Director, Responsible Sourcing Network caught up with 3BL Media at the Ethical Sourcing Forum hosted by Intertek on March 7th and 8th, 2013.

You Have A Great Business Idea…Now What?

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Entrepreneurs are born with a pen and napkin in hand. Whether it is a product invention or a socially responsible service, entrepreneurs are responsible for some of the worlds greatest, built to last companies. Entrepreneurs shape society through innovation. And there are two questions that continually come out of their mouths:

Electronics Recycling Industry: Critical Considerations for R2 Certifications

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Responsible Recycling, known as R2, is the leading standard for the electronics recycling industry, setting a high bar for practices that protect the environment, human health, safety and the security of the recycling process.

With the recent adoption of the R2 Guidance document, this webinar will touch on:

JustGreen® Lifestyle Carbon Offset Program Now Available Through Momentis

Marketing Company to Offer Carbon Offset Program to Help Curb Global Warming
Press Release

Dallas, March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Momentis, a member of the Just Energy Group of companies, is excited to announce the launch of JustGreen™ Lifestyle, a green energy initiative designed to educate and empower everyone – from students, to families and businesses – to learn more about their impact on the planet and what they can do to curb harmful carbon emissions linked to climate change.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.: CEO Dialogue on Sustainability

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In December 2012, Brian P. Kelley assumed the role of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) president and CEO, taking over from Lawrence J. Blanford, who led our Company for nearly six years. The two executives sat down for a far-reaching discussion about the business and sustainability, exploring where our Company has been and where we are headed. Excerpts of their conversation are found below.

Electronics Manufacturers Optimize Conflict Minerals Compliance Spending Through Product Filtering

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Many companies are currently asking themselves how to address the new U.S. regulation on Conflict Minerals. For companies that manufacture thousands of products-such as retailers with name brands-the requirement to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in these products is especially challenging. The prospect of surveying and requesting data from every tier 1 supplier is daunting and inefficient. However, evidence of sufficient due diligence on product mineral origins is an essential requirement for compliance.

Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) Program Update

In 2013, AIAG continues to support and promote the CFS audit program
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AIAG’s continued participation in the Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) program developed by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) provides several benefits to member companies:

New Draft Letter Helps AIAG Members Comply with Conflict Minerals Rule

AIAG’s Conflict Minerals Work Group outlines actions that suppliers must take between January 1 and December 31, 2013.
Newsletter

AIAG’s conflict minerals work group, which includes representatives from the OEMs and Tier One suppliers, is working on strategies to help member companies effectively meet the requirements of the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule.

Consumer Manufacturers Cut Conflict Minerals Compliance Costs With Product Filtering

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Many companies are asking how to address complying with the new U.S. regulation on Conflict Minerals. For companies that manufacture thousands of products-such as retailers with name brands-the requirement to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in these products is especially challenging. The prospect of surveying and requesting data from every tier 1 supplier is daunting and inefficient. However, evidence of sufficient due diligence on product mineral origins is an essential requirement for compliance.

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