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Survey of Corporate Professionals Identifies Motivations and Benefits of Sustainability Reporting

Improved reputation, increased consumer and employee loyalty, and waste reduction identified in joint research by Boston College and Ernst & Young LLP
Press Release

Chestnut Hill, Mass., May 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - There is strong evidence that transparency offers a number of financial and social advantages that make sustainability reporting more than worth its costs.

Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) to speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium


The EICC, a coalition of the world’s leading electronics companies, announced as latest speakers at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  The coalition aims to improve efficiency and social, ethics and environmental responsibility in the global supply chain realm.  EICC are pioneers in the industry through the development of the Conflict-Free Smelter program and its protocol.

This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Training | Video Preview


Video Preview : Global Conflict Minerals Symposium|Training

Global Brands manage supply chains with hundreds, thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand, suppliers.  The SEC's Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict minerals rule requiring public companies to disclose minerals sourced from conflicted regions sent a sound wave of panic starting in procurement and ending in the Board Room given the legal and financial implications of compliance with the SEC's new Rule.

EcoPlum Salutes Green Moms: Composting Pilot


CSRHub is pleased to join our friends at EcoPlum in honoring Green Moms.

As previously seen at EcoPlum

By guest blogger, Silvia Milanova

Enbridge Donations Helps Walpole Island Land Trust Preserve Natural Heritage


This week, in honour of National Aboriginal Day in Canada (Friday, June 21) Enbridge will be sharing stories about our dedication to partnering with Aboriginal communities along our rights-of-way.


Enbridge and a First Nation environmental organization are teaming up to protect fragile wetlands within the St. Clair River watershed in southern Ontario.

In May 2011, Enbridge awarded $20,000 to the Walpole Island Land Trust through the company's Natural Legacy Program, which supports community environmental initiatives along the pipeline rights-of-way. 

Enbridge Subsidiary Builds New Relationship with Mohawk Council


When, on January 20, 2012, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) held an official ceremony to recognize a $1 million payment from Niagara Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL), its members opened the meeting with the traditional Mohawk Thanksgiving Address, Ohenton Karithwatehkwen. The address, which is translated as, "The Words That Come Before All Else,” is a prayer of union with the universe. It pays tribute to the plants and animals, the natural elements, the four directions, the four seasons and everything that exists.

Kaiser Permanente to Pursue Minimum of LEED Gold for all New Major Projects

LEED Gold for Kaiser Permanente’s Westside Medical Center in Hillsboro, Ore. signals shift
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of its ongoing commitment to create healthy communities, Kaiser Permanente today announced it will seek Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for new construction of hospitals, large medical offices and other major projects.

Global Brands Take Action to Address Conflict Minerals Compliance


Dodd Frank Section 1502 was the beginning of Conflict Minerals Compliance legislation. Canada and the European Union have proposed their own versions of compliance legislation creating an international problem for companies, public or private, to comply.

There is no shortage of questions from Global Brands surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance. To address concerns, Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based  'open house' of our robust platform and a Q&A session. Source Intelligence encourages ALL and ANY Conflict Minerals Compliance inquiries.  

International Expansion of Conflict Minerals Legislation | The Problem Just Got Bigger


Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economics proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

Sponsor of Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium


New Democrat Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar, sponsor of the proposed Conflict Minerals Bill C-486, announced as a speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  The Bill, like that of the U.S. Dodd-Frank Section 1502, aims to make sure that Canadians can choose products that don’t fund armed conflict.

This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  


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