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Asbestos May Become One of Ten Chemicals Reviewed Under the New TSCA This Year

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Since the reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was passed by the Senate and signed into law two months ago, the EPA has received mounting pressure to deliver on promised regulatory improvements and demonstrate their commitment to the spirit of the new law.

Source Intelligence Applauds Companies Named to Fortune Magazine’s “Change the World” list

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CARLSBAD, Calif., August 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Source Intelligence salutes its customers who were selected to this year’s prestigious “Change the World” list developed by Fortune magazine to identify 50 companies across the globe that are taking on major environmental, social and ethical issues.

GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece

Material becomes coats for the homeless, car parts and air filters
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DETROIT, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles.

Las Vegas Sands’ Team Members complete over 19,000 sustainable actions globally as part of “I Will If You Will” challenge between 2012 and 2015

Las Vegas Sands ECO 360 Report | Team Member Education
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Team Members have played a very important role in the growth of our Sands ECO360 program. We continue to look for fun ways to engage them and make them feel informed and excited about sustainability. Every year, we host three global events: 

World Hunger Day – This event started as part of The Hunger Project, whose mission is to end world hunger and poverty. During this event, we encourage our Team Members to minimize food waste and donate food to local charities. 

6 Key Findings on the State of Global Supply Chains

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UN Global Compact and Ernst & Young (EY) interviewed 70 companies across different regions and industries in order to uncover the current state of global supply chains. In the recently-released report “The State of Sustainable Supply Chains: Building Responsible and Resilient Supply Chains,” Global Compact and EY presented 6 key findings on how companies are pursuing supply chain sustainability:

Movement Toward Sustainable Cotton Spearheaded by Global Brands and NGOs

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German retailer Otto launched a campaign highlighting cotton sustainability last month. The campaign focuses on sustainable cotton production in Africa, emphasizing Otto’s 10-year working relationship with Cotton Made in Africa.

NAEM Introduces Career Stage Benchmarks for Individual EHS & Sustainability Leaders

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August 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today NAEM announced it is making its career benchmarking data more accessible to those corporate EHS and sustainability leaders who want to see how their salaries, skills and career ambitions compare with their peers. 

Danger of the Unknown: Asian Supply Chains at High Risk for Corruption and Slavery

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As the world economy expands and companies experience globalization, supply chains have become increasingly complex. For example, the Adidas Group, one of few companies that fully disclose their supply chain information, works with over 1,000 independent factories in over 61 countries.

Europe Assesses Chemicals Legislation; REACH Moves Away from Animal Testing

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The European Commission is currently implementing a fitness check as part of its broader goal for better regulation – “designing policies and laws so that they achieve their objectives in the most efficient and effective way possible.” Better regulation ensures that EU

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