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Apple's Call of Action for Suppliers Sourcing Conflict Minerals

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On Wednesday Apple announced that they will no longer be sourcing Tantalum from regions of conflict. The electronic tycoon asserted that their Tantalum suppliers are free of Conflict Minerals and that they will be announcing fellow suppliers who have not yet engaged in their due diligence to become conflict-free. Apple was previously scrutinized for their partnership with supplier Foxconn and the horrid working conditions for factory employees. Since then the mega brand has featured due diligence in maintaining and preventing better working conditions in their factories.

First of its Kind: Conflict Minerals Report

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February 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Stakeholders in the ecosystem of supply chain and regulated materials compliance will be surprised to see the similarities and differences of program progress and supplier profiles across industries.

This benchmarking study will present ACTUAL data, aggregated by industry, to provide insights on:

Human Rights Abuses Drive Turkmenistan Cotton

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Much like the highly publicized cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, thousands of citizens in Turkmenistan are forced into the cotton fields each autumn against their will.  Forced labor is still widely practiced throughout the country, with tens of thousands of Turkmen, many public sector employees, required to enter the fields during the harvest.

Source Intelligence Launches its 4th Newsletter

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In response to requests for a single source "news alert" on key events in supply chain and regulated materials compliance, Source Intelligence is pleased to introduce "From The Source," a direct mail and web-based newsletter written to keep you informed at a glance.

2014 promises to be an exciting year as the theme of "transparency" and the impact of technology continue to transform the delivery chain of products, impacting every player up and down stream.

Methane Emissions Far Worse Than U.S. Estimates, But Study Concludes Natural Gas Still Better Than Coal

Posted by Marianne Lavelle
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Emissions of the potent heat-trapping gas, methane, the main component of natural gas, are likely 50 percent higher than U.S. government has estimated in its official greenhouse gas inventory, says a new study that is the most comprehensive effort yet to assess the problem.
 

Adobe Named a Global Leader in Reducing Environmental Impact

Trucost Index Names Adobe as the leader in Natural Capital Efficiency Among Tech Companies
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Adobe Named a Global Leader in Reducing Environmental Impact

Trucost Index Names Adobe as the leader in Natural Capital Efficiency Among Tech Companies

Four Honda Vehicles Earn Recognition on ACEEE’s List of “Greenest” and “Greener” Vehicles of 2014

Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores
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·      Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores

·      16th straight year that multiple Honda vehicles are named to top 12 list

 

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·      Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores

·      16th straight year that multiple Honda vehicles are named to top 12 list

 

Look, Ma, No Hands! – Bicycle Innovations

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Are you one of the many people who thinks about taking your bike to do an errand more often than actually taking your bike for that errand? If one of your reasons for driving instead is that you don’t have the energy for a workout or it’s just too dark outside, you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Sea Change Radio.

CSRHub's 12,000 User's - Who Are They?

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By Bahar Gidwani

 

CSRHub now has over 12,000 members. Often we are asked who uses our service.

Our Users Come From All Parts of the World

Based on a recent analysis, our users are from all over the world. About half of CSRHub users come from North America and about a fifth come from Europe. Nearly 20% come from all parts of Asia.

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