Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economics proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.
The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.
About 75 per cent of emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region suffer from low levels of water security, with millions still living without safe water supplies and sanitation facilities, according to a study published this week (13 March).
Which suppliers are in scope?”, “Should we handle compliance internally, externally or with a blended approach?”, “How should we define due diligence?”
Source Intelligence understands there are an abundance of questions surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and we devote ourselves to answering your compliance woes. In order to address your concerns Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based 'open house' webinar, this Thursday at 10 AM PT.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of a successful two-year environmental remediation project that restored the ecosystem of a 24-acre former wood treatment site in Gautier, Miss., CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) and its partners were awarded the annual Phoenix Award for sustainable brownfield redevelopment by the Phoenix Awards Institute.
Very soon, trees planted at a historic industrial site in Flint once operated by General Motors will be used to eliminate heavy metals, pesticides, and other types of pollution, merely by being in the ground. The process is called phytoremediation.
GM provided city leaders in Flint $10,000 to purchase and plant the trees at the site.
Municipal Solid Waste- Where it comes from and what we do with it
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) consists of materials ordinary citizens throw into the trash at our homes and offices. This includes everything from food scraps to lawn waste to old tires and computers — even paper products. MSW does not, however, include industrial or construction waste.