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December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media recently announced Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, as the next Featured Game Changer for its Impact Series Webinar on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11am PT / 2pm ET.
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As consumers flock to the web today to take advantage of deep discounts and online-only deals, it is important to know what is in the products they are buying. Some of the most sought after products this gift giving season are also partly financing one of the world’s most deadly wars. Armed militias have taken over many of the mineral mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and many U.S.
Eastman Chemical Co., the city of Kingsport and the Black Bear Solar Institute are all recipients of the 2013 Davy Crockett Volunteer Spirit Award, an accolade presented to alternative fuel leaders in the region by the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition.
All three benefited their communities by reducing petroleum consumption, improving air quality, and educating the public on the benefits of cleaner fuels, the coalition said in a written announcement of the awards.
Don’t be left out of Source Intelligence’s December 4th Conflict Minerals Webinar
With only 2 days left until Source Intelligence’s end of the year Webinar, registration spots are filling up fast. Don’t deprive your company of vital information from industry experts about preparing your conflict minerals report and streamlining your compliance program.
Rochester, N.Y. facility is company’s 109th to achieve landfill-free status
ROCHESTER, N.Y., December 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Perseverance and creativity enabled a 75-year old General Motors manufacturing facility here to go landfill-free. The journey took four years and included seven attempts to recycle a challenging oily filter sludge generated from a machining operation.
When considering the impact a mine can have on wildlife, few believe it could be positive. In the case of the Giant Tree Frog and the Yellow Tree Frog in the Dominican Republic, critical research led by Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) contributed to their reclassification from endangered to vulnerable by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a process known as down-listing. PVDC is the joint venture company (60 percent Barrick, 40 percent Goldcorp) that owns the Pueblo Viejo mine.
U.S Xpress Awards Source Intelligence With MSDS Compliance Contract
Chattanooga, TN, December 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. is the latest global brand to entrust Source Intelligence® to take-on their material safety data sheet management requirement under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.1200 standard (HazCom 2012) and, where applicable, the current standard (HazCom 1994).
In 2013 the SEC has issued $468 Million in fines for violations with theForeign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to date. Moving into 2014 enforcement of the FCPA will continue to be a high priority area for the SEC. This financial wake up call which comes on the heels of Wal-Mart’s high profile Mexican bribery case has the worlds most recognized multi-billion dollar companies seeking better visibility into activities at the agent, subsidiary and/or supplier level.
Socially conscious outdoor apparel company Patagonia has made its feelings about mass consumption clear in a number of ways — last month, it launched its Responsible Economy campaign, which calls on consumers and businesses alike to rethink disposability for more effective resource allocation; its Common Thre