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MetLife Receives Perfect Score on 2014 Corporate Equality Index for 11th Consecutive Year

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NEW YORK, December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – MetLife [NYSE:MET] proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the 11th consecutive year. The result places MetLife among the top 29 percent of insurance companies on the index. This national benchmarking survey and report, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, recognizes corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Product Filtering

Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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In our second installment of “Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics,” we are going to cover the all important first step of product filtering.

Product Filtering Process

Owens Corning Recognized by Corporate Equality Index for 10th year

Company earns perfect score on Index for 10th consecutive year
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December 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) published by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, a civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.  This is the 10th consecutive year Owens Corning has achieved a 100-percent CEI rating.

Need Your Grants Management System to Speak Your Language?

Now your grantmaking software can use the same language you do! Read the free article to learn more.
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Does your foundation use its own unique language to manage its grants process?

Now your grantmaking software can use the same language you do! Read a free article to learn more.

Bloomberg Now: Civic 50 Survey

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December 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The results are in from the second annual Civic 50 survey and published by Bloomberg. The Civis 50 was created to measure corporate civic engagement and to recognize top S&P companies that make socially responsible practices and community leadership part of their corporate culture. A main take away from the survey showed that increasing community engagement increases both employee satisfaction and the bottom line.

How Consumers Will Look Upon Your Company If You File Undeterminable

With the deadline for conflict minerals reporting fast approaching, many organizations are preparing to file as undeterminable. How will this exploitation of a loophole be seen by rival companies and most importantly the general public?
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The immediate goal of section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform is for U.S. publicly traded companies to demonstrate that they are making an effort to source a conflict-free supply chain, with policies that will be communicated with and enforced among suppliers.  But, with the options for companies to file as undeterminable for the next two years, a loophole has developed that takes away from the creation of a plan to achieve a conflict-free status. 

Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges: How to Prepare Your Report & Streamline Your Compliance Program

Video of Source Intelligence's December 4th Webinar
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If you missed the live stream of Source Intelligence’s “Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges” webinar don’t worry, here it is.  The webinar addressed the steps that can be taken right now to get your organization ready to comply by the May 2014 reporting deadline. Their cast of experts helped viewers gain cross-industry best practices to craft a streamlined process and implement a conflict minerals program for reporting and beyond.

The experts featured were:

BNY Mellon Named Best Place to Work by The Human Rights Campaign

Earns Perfect Marks in 2014 Corporate Equality Index for Seventh Consecutive Year
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NEW YORK, December 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, announced that it has earned a top rating of 100 percent as a Best Place to Work in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the seventh consecutive year. Administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, this comprehensive Index has helped to identify best practices and trends in workplace diversity and inclusion, including the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, clients and investors.

Ed Viesturs: No Shortcuts to the Top Part II

Second half of Ed Viesturs' presentation from Source Intelligence's Virtual Symposium
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Ed is widely regarded as this country's foremost high-altitude mountaineer. He is familiar to many from the 1996 IMAX Everest Expedition documentary, and in 2002 he was awarded the historic Lowell Thomas Award by the Explorer's club for outstanding achievement in the field of mountaineering. In winning the award, he joined an elite group of climbers including Sir Edmund Hillary, the first person to reach the peak of Mount Everest.

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