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Patagonia – The Next Venture Capitalist

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Even for the most sophisticated CSR leader, some issues are just too big to solve alone.

State Department to Discuss Transforming the Trade at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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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 plans to dicuss how issuers can minimize their risk, exposure and ensure the stability of their supply chain through a transformation of the Conflict Minerals trade.  The Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

HMH Promotes Green Apple Partnership with Common Core Boot Camp at Center for Green Schools

Last week, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and the Center for Green Schools (CFGS) exemplified true partnership in action with a “Common Core Boot Camp” at the U.S. Green Building Council in Washington, DC.
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Last week, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and the Center for Green Schools (CFGS) exemplified true partnership in action with a “Common Core Boot Camp” at the U.S. Green Building Council in Washington, DC, in preparation for the CFGS’s national convening of education stakeholders and sustainability thought leaders, scheduled to take place in June 2013.

Conflict Minerals: 9 out of 10 CEO's know Sustainability Matters

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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. 

2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards Finalists compete for Canada’s top Prize in Home Energy Efficiency Solutions

Scotiabank and Green Living Enterprises announce nine award finalists for 2013
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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.

Sweet, Green Summertime: Eco-Friendly Summer Activities

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Sweet summertime. The phrase itself makes us smile. Warm sun, no school, happy kids, summer camp, slip ‘n slides… June through August, there are endless possibilities for fun!

Below, find our top suggestions for “green” fun in the sun this coming season:

Get outside!

Venture Inside the Leading Compliance Platform - Source Intelligence

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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?”

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.

Webinar Attendees Get 2 for 1 at Conflict Minerals Training

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Avoid the "Double Threat" Risk of Supply Chain Compliance | Assimilate Yourself During Source Intelligence's FREE Webinar and Recieve 2 for 1  Admission to Global Conflict Minerals Certification Training.

As annual shareholder meetings reached their peak in April, one agenda item is clear: the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Section 1502 rule is in full implementation mode the entire organization, from Sourcing Managers to Board Members are concerned about one thing: Conflict Minerals puts global brands at uncertain risk.

Unilever to Receive the World Environment Center’s 2013 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

Gold Medal Award ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 9, 2013
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Washington, DC, May 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2013 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be presented to Unilever CEO Mr. Paul Polman on May 9, 2013 at the 29th Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C.  Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will present the award before an audience of global sustainability leaders from business, government, non-governmental organizations, academia and other stakeholders.

Wyland Foundation and Toyota Announce Five Cities as National Mayor’s Challenge Winners

Residents from All 50 States Pledge to Save More than 742 Million Gallons of Water
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TORRANCE, Calif. , May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Five U.S. cities were honored for residents’ commitment to water-saving choices as part of the second annual National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. Separated into five population categories, the winning cities are Denver; Tucson, Ariz.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; Bremerton, Wash. and Laguna Beach, Calif.

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