The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against major chocolate producers Nestle, ADM, and Cargill, holding them accountable for any production that condones international child slave labor. The Court of Appeals stated that the companies knew they were fueling child labor in the Ivory Coast, but their main goal was “obtaining the cheapest cocoa possible, even if it meant facilitating child slavery.”
If you recently graduated and find yourself looking with envy at current college students enjoying not faced with the chore of finding a first job out of school, you’re not alone. Many recent grads are looking to the job market for the first time, but what they’re experiencing is often not what they were sold by professors or career center specialists. So, chances are you did some job hunting over the summer, but gave yourself a whole list of excuses why it was ok to not rush the process.
September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - H&M has been included to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index World for the third consecutive year. The index lists the most sustainable companies based on an extensive annual assessment conducted by independent asset managers from the investment specialist RobecoSAM.
The Internet has profoundly changed the ways in which people can come together to bring about change. When individuals incorporate the latest technology and social media with their efforts, the results can offer transformative opportunities for all people – particularly in organizing the community.
As a matter of respect and concern for employees, Cascades Specialty Products Group (SPG) U.S. plants have been focusing on health initiatives for many years. Through health and wellness initiatives, the SPG plants have worked to increase employees’ knowledge and awareness of their health. For 2013, a new initiative was created called the 4-1-1, which stands for 4 tests, 1 goal and 1 healthy life. This initiative was SPG-wide in the United States.
Depuis plusieurs années, les usines américaines de Cascades Groupe Produits Spécialisés (GPS) placent la santé et le bien-être de leurs employés au cœur de différents projets. Les « Cascadeurs » sont sensibilisés à l’importance de maintenir de saines habitudes de vie et nous leurs offrons notre soutien pour y arriver. En 2013, un nouveau projet a battu son plein dans toutes les usines de GPS aux États-Unis : le « 4-1-1 » , pour « quatre tests, un objectif de santé et une seule vie à vivre ».
Join the national celebration of recycling by hosting an education or collection event
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities.
America Recycles Day, which takes place annually on and around Nov. 15, recognizes the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year.
One of Source Intelligence’s conflict minerals experts, Tristan Mechum, will be featured on Triple Pundits panel of experts Q&A for “3p Traceability Week” from Wednesday, September 10 to Tuesday, September 16. The panel of experts will be discussing traceability in the supply chain in three controversial areas: seafood, fashion and minerals.
Diversity and Inclusion: BNY Mellon-sponsored Shingo Kunieda completes Grand Slam with U.S. Open Men’s Wheelchair singles title
Shingo Kunieda of Japan, the world’s top-ranked men’s wheelchair tennis player, secured the men’s wheelchair singles title at the U.S. Open in New York Monday, capping a career Grand Slam in which he now holds all four major 2014 tennis titles.
“BNY Mellon has been one of Kunieda-san's sponsors for more than three years, and he continues to demonstrate why we believe so strongly in the value of diversity and inclusion,” said Jyoti Chopra, BNY Mellon's Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion.