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Chevy Brings ‘Big Smile’ to the Face of Carbon Reduction

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In January, Chevrolet announced new investments in projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions as a part of its carbon reduction program, which seeks to prevent up to 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere.

The Eco-City Community Challenge Launches to Help Canadians Save Energy and Win Big

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Toronto, April 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Canada wastes more energy than almost every other country in the world, which is why the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance is challenging consumers to change their habits and use less energy with the Eco-City Community Challenge. Everyone benefits when we lower our consumption: families save money and less strain is put on our natural ecosystems and municipal infrastructure.

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Efforts

Company announces commitment to sustainable sourcing
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MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills released its 2013 Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s progress and commitments in the areas of health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement. The full report can be accessed at www.GeneralMills.com.

Conflict Minerals Clock Thunders in Global Brands Ears

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Within the last month, the Conflict Minerals 'clock' has gone from a mild tick to a loud thunder in the ears of Global Brands. Source Intelligence has received unrivaled amounts of Request For Proposals (RFP) indicating mass awareness of the importance to comply. 

Insight into Global Brands' Concerns Surrounding Conflict Mineral Legislation

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In a recent Source Intelligence webinar, companies showed unprecedented interest in the Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill C-486, sponsored by Paul Dewar, a Member of Parliament. 

Mr. Dewar generously offered to answer the webinar attendees inquires. Below are a couple of examples; click here for the balance of the questions (Select the 'download Q&A transcript').

 

Q. How will the Canadian Authorities enforce this new Bill?

Guest Post: Social Licence: a Critical Success Factor for Resource Development

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CELESA HORVATH

Each year since 2009, the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) hosts the Pacific Energy Summit, an invitation-only event that “convenes leaders from government, business, and research to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and climate change.  By bridging the commercial, public, and nonprofit sectors, the Summit informs policy and inspires collaboration to help support sustainable economic development.”  

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Convenes a Diverse Cross-Section of Speakers

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The Conflict Minerals Consortium presents the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Consortium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

This invitation-only event will convene a diverse cross-section of speakers including Resource Global, Biogen Idec, Elm Consulting, University of California, Schulth Roth & Zabel, Global Witness, Parliament of Canada, EU, U.S. GAO, and more.

One Source for Compliance | REACH and RoHS Inquires Answered

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Source Intelligence developed a truly unique program designed to help all companies address the REACH and RoHS compliance. We have a deep understanding of how supply chains work and the values placed on the relationships that exist between customers and suppliers. 

What does REACH stand for? 

The Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals.

REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment.

What does RoHS stand for?

Honda Smart Home to Demonstrate Zero-Carbon Living and Mobility at the University of California, Davis

“Zero Net Energy” concept home will efficiently generate and manage renewable energy; Solar power will charge Honda Fit EV
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TORRANCE, Calif. April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/  – American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today announced its plan to create the Honda Smart Home US, a showcase for environmental innovation and renewable energy enabling technologies that demonstrates Honda’s vision for sustainable, zero-carbon living and personal mobility, including the use of solar power to charge a Honda Fit EV battery electric vehicle.

Developed substantial solutions to end the deadliest conflict since WWII

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On April 22 each year Source Intelligence celebrates the modern environmental movement, known as Earth Day.  From its roots in the 1970’s anti-war movement and propelled forward by the rapidly increasing public consciousness, Earth Day has made invaluable impacts on the state of the sustainability on our planet.

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