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13th Annual Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship

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Save the date and join us this spring, April 3-4, 2014 for the Charities@Work 13th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship.

The Annual Charities@Work Summit is one of the country’s leading conferences on employee engagement and corporate social responsibility.  Attendees include Fortune 500 companies across all sectors of business, each with philanthropic and employee engagement programs of varying sophistication and a desire to collaborate on best practices for practical improvements.

Waste Management Launches Customer Training Portal for Healthcare Customers

Offering Educational Tools on OSHA, EPA and DOT Information
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HOUSTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that its Sustainability Services division has launched a new web-training portal for healthcare customers to educate their employees on health and safety issues surrounding medical waste.  

“Knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations is crucial for any safe working environment. Our courses are designed to help educate healthcare staff about various regulations,” said Tom Carpenter, director of Waste Management’s Sustainability Services division.

Sustainability As A Core HR Discipline

By Peter Graf, Chief Sustainability Officer, SAP and Anke Doerzapf, Marketing Manager at SuccessFactors, an SAP company
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Nowadays, sustainability is deeply related to business strategy and creating value, especially in the economic, social and environmental aspects that ensure mid- and long-term success. That’s quite a contrast to the much more short-term focus of corporate activities. Other than in discussions about the environmental impact of a company’s operations and supply chain (which differ vastly between industries), people play the vital role in a company’s mid- and long-term success — no matter the industry.

The Taproot Foundation Appoints Liz Hamburg as President and CEO

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January 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Board of Directors of the Taproot Foundation announced today the appointment of Liz Hamburg as the organization's second president and CEO, effective February 1, 2014. Hamburg replaces founder and former president and CEO Aaron Hurst. 13 years ago, Hurst imagined a vital pro bono movement in the nonprofit sector. That vision became Taproot, a leader in the pro bono movement and a catalyst for the $15 billion pro bono marketplace.

A Women’s World: About Virtual Offices and Gender Gyms

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For women from the Middle East or North Africa, it is often difficult to find paid work. But there are solutions: If you’re not allowed to work in public spaces—create a virtual office. If you’re not feeling comfortable in Internet cafés—use your mobile phone.

Industry Groups Attempt To Overturn Conflict Minerals Rule

US Court of Appeals to hear a challenge by three industry groups against the rule Tuesday
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On May 31, 2014 under Section 1502 of the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule, U.S. publicly traded companies will have to file a special disclosure for the 12-month reporting period ending on December 31, 2013. The aim of the rule, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, is to provide transparency into corporate practices and specifically to reduce funding for armed groups involved in human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries. 

Source Intelligence Releases New Paper

Conflict Minerals Compliance Program Implementation: An Analysis of 4 Prevailing Approaches
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On May 31, 2014 under Section 1502 of the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule, U.S. publicly traded companies will have to file a special disclosure for the 12-month reporting period ending on December 31, 2013. The aim of the rule, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, is to provide transparency into corporate practices and specifically to reduce funding for armed groups involved in human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries.

TheSource2You: Giving Transparency to Source Intelligence

New weblog bares the soul of Source Intelligence
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Have you ever wondered who the person on the other end of that email or business call  is? What are they passionate about? What simulates their mind? How do they relate personally to the company they work for? What feeds their soul?  Well, at Source Intelligence we have decided to create a blog that gives transparency to our company, just as we give transparency to our client’s product supply chains.

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed With The Second Conflict Minerals Reporting Period Starting Yesterday?

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With every new year comes resolutions.  This year if one of your companies is to intensify your conflict minerals reporting, Source Intelligence has the answer for you. Don’t let your company be left out in the cold by being one of the only companies in your industry unprepared now that reporting is in its second year.

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