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Making the C-Suite Case for Conflict Minerals Compliance? Source 44 Feels the Pain of an Internal ‘Champion’

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Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Delivering on conflict minerals compliance--a looming requirement for thousands of companies across industries--can be a grueling task. Where do you find the time, resources and collateral to make a business case and sell your strategy to the executive team and into the C-suite?

Wisconsin Energy Corporation's Gale Klappa - Video Interview

Making CSR an Everyday Effort
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Corporate responsibility programs are a way to enhance organizations, not a drag on the bottom line or a distraction from the core of the business, says Gale Klappa of the Wisconsin Energy Corporation in an interview with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum.  

Electronic Frontier Foundation's John Perry Barlow - Video Interview

Corporate Responsibility is an Oxymoron
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Corporate responsibility is an oxymoron, says John Perry Barlow of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  

In an interview with Video4Good at Commit!Forum 2012, Barlow expressed other strong opinions. He points out that in an environment where companies are motivated by profits and self interest, the human race is in competition with corporate organisms that have a limited sense of the future.  

Over 60 Projects Posted on New "Water Action Hub"

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NEW YORK, November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact Office today announced that 63 projects have been posted on the CEO Water Mandate's "Water Action Hub" since it was launched in August 2012 -- surpassing internal expectations and reinforcing the need for an international platform to showcase water stewardship initiatives and "match-make" organizations on collective-action projects within specific river basins.

Safe Water Network's Hew Crooks - Video Interview

Moving Beyond Metrics
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In this  interview with Video4Good, Hew Crooks of Safe Water Network says that corporate responsibility has migrated from outside the core of businesses to assume a vital role in many organizations.  

America, Complete the Cycle!

By Jenny, GSK Respiratory and Neuroscience
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By Jenny, GSK Respiratory and Neuroscience

ConAgra Foods Announces Zero Waste Champions

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OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of America Recycles Day, ConAgra Foods announced its annual Zero Waste Champion award winners today, recognizing 17 facilities that have reached a major environmental milestone: diverting more than 95 percent of solid waste from landfills through reuse and recycling. These facilities –representing nearly 75 percent of the company’s total waste generation – helped ConAgra Foods achieve a 91 percent waste diversion rate in fiscal year 2012.

ReportAlert.info - The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) publishes its ninth annual Sustainability Report

The report highlights the Company's efforts to create value for shareowners while enhancing well-being for people and communities around the globe
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November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) issued its ninth annual Sustainability Report and second Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Report highlighting the Company’s efforts to create value for shareowners while enhancing well-being for people and communities around the globe.

The Elephant in the Room of Current Conflict Minerals Compliance ‘Solutions’

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November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Companies have limited options to meet the requirements of Dodd-Frank Section 1502. Most companies don’t have human or capital resources to build an internal force to implement the supplier tracing, data collection and reporting required in the supplier due diligence process. To date, companies have had two options: 1) hire consultants on an hourly basis to collect supplier data, or 2) purchase 'do-it-yourself' software. The elephant in the room? Neither of these options includes sufficient resources to manage and verify the data.

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