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540 Million New Consumers Expect Conflict Free Sourcing from Your Brand

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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.

Global Reporting Initiative G4 Guidelines: A New Screenplay for CSR Reporting

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This week, CSR and sustainability professionals around the world are anxiously awaiting the launch of the G4 Guidelines from the 

David MacKay & Michael Kyes: Sustainable Policy Great and Small

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Is living sustainably a plausible proposition? That's the crucial question today's first guest on Sea Change Radio, David MacKay, is trying to answer.

Three-Quarters of Asia-Pacific Nations ‘Lack Water Security’

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By Prime Sarmiento and Shaira Panela

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).

Confront Your Compliance Woes | Q&A Session with Industry Expert

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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.

With CSR in Global Demand, Corporate Reputation is at Stake, According to New Research from Cone Communications and Echo Research

Consumers Increasingly Savvy About Corporate Behavior, as Nearly Two-thirds of Global Population Takes to Social Channels to Engage in CSR
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BOSTON, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – No longer a nice-to-do, corporate social responsibility is now a reputational imperative – or liability. As revealed in the 2013 Cone Communications/Echo Global CSR Study, released today, companies are expected to be an active participant – if not a driving force – in solving the most pressing social and environmental issues.

CSX Team Honored for Rebuilding Ecosystem at Gautier Wood Treatment Facility

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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.

GM Donation Helps Clean Historic Site with Trees

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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.

Sappi eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling - Picking Apart Our Trash

Municipal Solid Waste- Where it comes from and what we do with it
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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.

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