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Banorte-Ixe, CDP and Green Plus Encourage Mexican Companies to Define a Sustainability Agenda to Face Climate Change

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On April 18th, Banorte-Ixe, CDP and Green Plus carried out the workshop "Business Resilience to Climate Change" in which various experts and business executives expressed the need to define and start as soon as possible a corporate sustainability agenda that enables companies to face the challenge that climate change represents for the implementation and permanence of their businesses.

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On April 18th, Banorte-Ixe, CDP and Green Plus carried out the workshop "Business Resilience to Climate Change" in which various experts and business executives expressed the need to define and start as soon as possible a corporate sustainability agenda that enables companies to face the challenge that climate change represents for the implementation and permanence of their businesses.

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Conflict Minerals Clock Thunders in Global Brands Ears

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Within the last month, the Conflict Minerals 'clock' has gone from a mild tick to a loud thunder in the ears of Global Brands. Source Intelligence has received unrivaled amounts of Request For Proposals (RFP) indicating mass awareness of the importance to comply. 

Tupperware Brand's CEO Rich Goings Interviewed by Jim Cramer

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Tupperware Brands Chairman and CEO Rick Goings sat down with Jim Cramer to discuss the company’s first quarter sales and how its product innovation and sustainability efforts have impacted the company’s ongoing success.

Banorte-Ixe, CDP y Green Plus Alientan a Empresas Mexicanas a Definir Agenda de Sustentabilidad para Hacer Frente al Cambio Climático

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El pasado 18 de abril, Banorte-Ixe, CDP y Green Plus llevaron a cabo el taller “Resiliencia de los Negocios al Cambio Climático” en el cual diversos especialistas y empresarios manifestaron la necesidad de definir e iniciar lo más pronto posible una agenda de sustentabilidad corporativa que permita a las empresas hacer frente al desafío que el cambio climático representa para la realización y permanencia de sus negocios.

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Press Release

El pasado 18 de abril, Banorte-Ixe, CDP y Green Plus llevaron a cabo el taller “Resiliencia de los Negocios al Cambio Climático” en el cual diversos especialistas y empresarios manifestaron la necesidad de definir e iniciar lo más pronto posible una agenda de sustentabilidad corporativa que permita a las empresas hacer frente al desafío que el cambio climático representa para la realización y permanencia de sus negocios.

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Nestlé’s water grab: All a big misunderstanding?

Read what has Charlie Ashford has to say about Nestlé’s new scandal
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“It’s a question of whether we should privatise the normal water supply for the population,” says Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of Nestlé. “One opinion, which I think is extreme, is represented by the NGOs… As a human being you should have a right to water. That’s an extreme solution.”

Insight into Global Brands' Concerns Surrounding Conflict Mineral Legislation

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In a recent Source Intelligence webinar, companies showed unprecedented interest in the Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill C-486, sponsored by Paul Dewar, a Member of Parliament. 

Mr. Dewar generously offered to answer the webinar attendees inquires. Below are a couple of examples; click here for the balance of the questions (Select the 'download Q&A transcript').

 

Q. How will the Canadian Authorities enforce this new Bill?

Ceres Conference Preview: Lester Snow and Bennett Freeman

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The Ceres Conference is an annual gathering where organizations as different as the Sierra Club and Shell come together to discuss ways to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. On the eve of the conference which takes place May 1st and 2nd in San Francisco this year, we thought it would be worthwhile to get a sneak peek at some of the Ceres speakers.

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Convenes a Diverse Cross-Section of Speakers

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The Conflict Minerals Consortium presents the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Consortium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

This invitation-only event will convene a diverse cross-section of speakers including Resource Global, Biogen Idec, Elm Consulting, University of California, Schulth Roth & Zabel, Global Witness, Parliament of Canada, EU, U.S. GAO, and more.

Avista Receives Outstanding Steward Award from National Hydropower Association

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Avista successfully restored two channels downstream of their Upper Falls Development on the Spokane River to look much the way it did long ago, before the channels were altered to divert water to numerous flour and lumber mills, as well as for hydropower generation. The channel restoration, using weirs shaped and colored to look like the bedrock throughout the river, spread water more evenly throughout the two channels and has now functioned successfully through an entire spill season.

JustGreen® Launches Business Advantage Program Dedicated to Carbon Offsetting and Slowing Global Warming

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Toronto, Ontario, April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - JustGreen, is pleased to announce the launch of JustGreen Business Advantage, a new green energy initiative designed to help businesses go carbon neutral and help slow global warming and climate change by pursuing renewable and sustainable energy solutions that support green energy projects across North America.

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