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Sustainable Brands and RILA Announce Conference Partnership

Retail-focused track will launch at SB’17 Detroit
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced a strategic partnership with Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). RILA will merge its sustainability-focused conference with Sustainable Brands to produce a dedicated program track at SB’17 Detroit focused on sustainability-led innovation in the retail sector.

Trash in our National Parks - Why It's Your Problem Too

More than 100 million pounds of garbage is generated by national park visitors each year. Here's what you can do to help.
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A recent survey conducted by Subaru of America and the National Parks Conservation Association found that a majority of Americans (59%) are unaware of the monumental waste challenges facing the country's national parks. 

What's more, a second study found that the bulk of that waste is coming from outside the parks and that the lion's share of the garbage is food waste and plastic water bottles. 

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Latest NAEM Benchmark Finds One-third of Companies Combine EHS with Sustainability at the Corporate Level

Press Release

October 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Designing the optimal environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability organization is a complicated equation, but according to a new report by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM), more than a third of responding companies combine these functions at the corporate level.

B&V Reinforces Alternative Water Supply Expertise in Western U.S.

New position’s focus on water reuse applications will benefit clients in scarcity-challenged areas
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of alternative water supply projects aimed at ensuring water resilience and security, has named Dr. Jeff Neemann as a Client Director based in southern California. Neemann will have primary responsibility for meeting client needs in the greater Los Angeles area and surrounding communities.

Ethical Food Supply Chains a Growing Consumer Priority

Pressure from consumers on supply chain management is growing as recent reports detail an increased interest in sustainable and ethical sourcing and supply.
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Pressure from consumers on supply chain management is growing, as recent reports detail an increased interest in sustainable and ethical sourcing and supply. Research from Globescan focusing on U.K.

Automotive Industry’s New Standard for Corporate Social Responsibility Demonstrates Commitment to Ethical Sourcing and Business Practices

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The automotive industry’s most widely used international quality standard (ISO/TS 16949) has been updated to IATF 16949 by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). One of the most revolutionary updates to the standard is the inclusion of new ethics requirements, a first for automotive quality standards worldwide.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized by Dow Jones for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Press Release

LAS VEGAS, September 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized for the second year in a row by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its industry-leading corporate sustainability efforts in North America. LVS received a full 100 percent score in the environmental reporting category.   

Conflict Minerals Filings and the Automotive Industry

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Automakers are leading the way with their long-term commitment to corporate social responsibility and assertive supply chain transparency initiatives. At a recent event, members from the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) met to discuss leading practices in identifying and combating the funding of “conflict minerals” from areas of conflict, specifically Democratic Republic of Congo.

Sands China Team Achieves One Billion Online Impressions For The Parisian Macao Via Social Media

The Parisian Macao is Las Vegas Sands’ most energy-efficient integrated resort to date
Blog

Congratulations to the Sands China team and everyone who participated in achieving this social media milestone in such a short period of time. The Parisian Macao opened September 13, 2016.

Our Sands China team has been working diligently over the past few months building awareness for The Parisian through their robust social media campaign. We are excited to share that they have achieved one billion online impressions for The Parisian. This is particularly notable in that our initial goal in late May was to achieve 100 million impressions. 

Suppliers Enhancing Their Government Credentials

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Suppliers engaged in government contracts or seeking to be a vendor of choice for a company seeking government contracts know the value of being certified under the complex procurement regulations issued by the U.S. government. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is perhaps the most important – and complex – federal contracting regulation.  OEMs bidding on government contracts often scan their databases for suppliers who already meet FAR or similar federal contracting laws.

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