With a death toll of at least 120, the recent fire in a Chinese poultry processing plant has elevated this disaster to one of the country's worst in years. As disasters like these occur more regularly, the youth have decided to use their voices to take a stand.
Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally - to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.
Global Brands manage supply chains with hundreds, thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand suppliers. The SEC's Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict minerals rule requiring public companies to disclose minerals sourced from conflicted regions sent a sound wave of panic starting in procurement and ending in the Board Room given the legal and financial implications of compliance with the SEC's new Rule.
Ceres Study Shows Oppenheimer, DWS, AllianceBernstein Favoring Climate Proxies, Pioneer and Vanguard Ignoring Them
BOSTON, June 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Three large American mutualfundcompanies – DWS, AllianceBernstein and Oppenheimer, which collectively manage more than $930 billion in assets – last year supported the vast majority of shareholder resolutions filed with companies
A timelapse-style video showing the construction of Maersk Line's first Triple-E vessel at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, Korea.
Follow our journey into the construction of these giant vessels. Triple-E's will reduce CO2 emissions by about 50 percent per container moved. See how energy efficiency, economy of scale and the environment inspired their design.
Kingsport, Tenn., June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) was named 2013 Responsible Care® Company of the Year by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) in recognition of superior health, safety, environmental and security (HSE&S) performance.
This is ACC’s top honor given to member companies that have enhanced and embraced the Responsible Care ethic throughout their organizations.
MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Mills today was named a founding partner of the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, a collaborative initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The U.S. Food Waste Challenge urges producer groups, processors, manufacturers, retailers, communities, and other government agencies to reduce food loss and waste, recover wholesome food for human consumption and recycle discards for other uses, such as animal feed, compost, or energy generation.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has just published a 12 part frequently asked questions form on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. These FAQs offer clarity and guidance on various aspects of Section 13(p), Rule 13p-1 and Item 1.01 of Form SD relating to conflict minerals sourced from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries.