As annual shareholder meetings reached their peak in April, Global Brands and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) are keenly aware of the exposure they face from the complexities of Conflict Minerals Compliance implementation. The pressure to eliminate risk is at an all time high.
Global Brands and OEM's now realize that Conflict Minerals Compliance is an end-to-end Supply Chain maze that can translate into loss of business.
Scotiabank and Green Living Enterprises announce nine award finalists for 2013
Toronto, May 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Scotiabank, in partnership with Green Living Enterprises, today announced the nine finalists of the 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards, a Canada-wide awards program recognizing businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions. The winners of the $75,000 in award incentives will be announced at a gala ceremony on June 6, 2013 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
“Which suppliers are in scope?”, “Should we handle compliance internally, externally or with a blended approach?”, “How should we define due diligence?”
There certainly is no shortage of questions surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and Source Intelligence will answer each and every one of them. To address concerns Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based 'open house' on our robust platform.
UPS Debuts New Winglets to 767 Aircraft to Save Fuel and Reduce Emissions
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) has unveiled a new look for its flagship Boeing 767 fleet by adding winglets as a part of its sustainability efforts to save fuel and reduce emissions.
How do we advance sustainable practices in a world driven by the profit motive? Public policy that mandates the use of renewables by private companies is one way. Not surprisingly, though, this sort of approach is often blockaded by those private interests.
May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CSC announced its plans to reduce its global energy consumption by 10 percent over the next three years. This energy efficiency target applies to CSC’s data centers, offices and delivery centers, reinforcing the company's corporate responsibility commitment and, simultaneously, optimizing assets and reducing costs.
Industry experts convened at the Automobile Industry Action Group (AIAG) 2013 CR Summit in Novi, MI to discuss the challenges organizations face in developing strategies to meet Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals regulatory compliance requirements. Jordan Groves, Sales Director at Source Intelligence, provided perspective based on the hundreds of organizations Source Intelligence has worked with over the past two years and provided a synopsis of 4 different approaches to addressing Conflict Minerals Compliance:
Lead by Example: We hear it said all the time, and we all know that it’s one of the best ways to influence others. The idea of leading by example is especially important when it comes to matters of national and global importance – such as promoting sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions.
Brad Brooks-Rubin, Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds and Conflict Minerals in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, announced as another speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium. This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.