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Just in time for U.S. Conflict Minerals Reporting, New Conflict-Free Tungsten Program is Announced

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In a new collaboration between the Conflict-Free Source Initiative (CFSI) and the Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council (TI-CMC), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) tungsten smelters will now be able to become validated as conflict-free.  This program comes as needed help to companies that have been working to source conflict minerals in their supply chain in efforts to comply with Dodd-Frank 1502.

The Dark Shadow of Climate Change Politics

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It’s disheartening that climate change remains a politically charged issue, particularly since its consequences affect everyone, everywhere, in all geographies and walks of life.

Addison's Winter Wishes Event

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For the holiday season, New York Cares runs a program called “Winter Wishes”, with the goal of providing holiday gifts to many disadvantaged NYC children and teens. The children and teenagers send in letters with their gift requests, and these are then sorted and handed out to volunteers.

Environmental & Energy Management News Source Adds Place to Register for Webinar

Environmental Leader provides link to register for Source Intelligence’s webinar
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If you stop by Environmental Leader you will be able to read articles about environmental and energy management news, and starting today you will be able to click to a “Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges” webinar. Until the presentation of the webinar on December 4th, the ad will run, briefly explaining the webinar and how to register for it.

A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 1)

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As with many companies, General Electric is nearing the end-date for many of its sustainability goals — such as its goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% by 2015 (from a 2004 baseline) — and so is actively gearing up for a new round of goal-setting.

Speaking the Same Language

The Intersection of Business and Sustainability
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A few weeks ago, I attended the 2013 Net Impact Conference in San Jose, Calif., a three-day immersion into the conference theme of, “Change Starts Here.” As mentioned in the blog posted before the conference kicked off, we are strong believers in the power of collaboration and creativity to affect meaningful change.

Assigning Corporate Blame for Global Warming Now Possible

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Three recent headlines offer disturbing news to climate advocates. Together, they show catastrophic aggression from the fossil fuel producers.

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