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SEC Final Rule Conclusion: Compliant Due Diligence Can Lead to Company and Brand Exposure

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For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Get the facts behind compliant due diligence.

GM Earns Environmental Award for Landfill-Free Program

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DETROIT, April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors has been recognized for its environmental leadership by the Society of Plastic Engineers with an award acknowledging the company’s successful zero-waste program.

JustGreen ™ Lifestyle attends the 2013 Educational Alliance for a Sustainable Florida (EASF)

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The EASF Annual meeting took place at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Over fifteen Sustainability Directors from Florida Colleges and Universities attended a one-day “best practices” meeting which included presentations on climate change, campus recycling, roundtable discussions and a vendor’s showcase. 

Ecolab Introduces Performance™ Industrial Laundry Program

Patented formulation addresses unique cleaning and sustainability needs of industrial laundries
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ST. PAUL, Minn.,  April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab introduces the Performance™ Industrial Program, which addresses the high-performance cleaning needs of industrial laundries while helping to minimize environmental impact.

Human Rights Take Front and Center in the Company Board Room

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It’s that time of year.  Annual meeting of Shareholders season is in full swing, and across the globe, meeting minutes are including something along the lines of: “RESOLVED, stockholders of Company X will Identify Human Rights Risks in the Supply Chain”.

From a purely business perspective, the goal is to manage the risk of human rights violations due to the risks to shareholder value posed by human rights practices in their operations and supply chain.

Source Intelligence Launches “Conflict Minerals Resource Center” Today

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For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Reporting requirements to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in products began on January 1, 2013 and requires specialized due diligence capabilities when evaluating your suppliers. 

Living Green in Your Eco-Friendly Apartment, Part II

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Last week, we went over a few of our top tips for green living in small spaces (condos, apartments, lofts). Below, find a few more ideas for making your humble abode as eco-friendly as possible!

Décor: Now that you’ve moved in and are getting settled, it’s time for the fun part: decorating, of course!  Do your part to reduce carbon emissions and the effects of global warming/climate change and jazz up your space the carbon neutral way!

PepsiCo Achieves Safe Water Access Goal

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Company Doubles Original Target, Will Aim to Provide Total of Six Million People with Access to Safe Water by 2015

Success Driven by PepsiCo Foundation's Collaboration with Columbia University's Earth Institute and Other Leading NGOs

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Company Doubles Original Target, Will Aim to Provide Total of Six Million People with Access to Safe Water by 2015

Success Driven by PepsiCo Foundation's Collaboration with Columbia University's Earth Institute and Other Leading NGOs

Industry Veterans Speak Out on Compliant Due Diligence

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For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Get the facts behind compliant due diligence.

Reporting requirements to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in products began on January 1, 2013 and requires specialized due diligence capabilities when evaluating your suppliers.   

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