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Enough Calls on Tech and Jewelry Companies to Step Up In Conflict-Free Trade

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In a recent article from Zoe Lewis and Sasha Lezhnev of Enough, the NGO responds to recent 125th anniversary photography issue of National Geographic magazine.  The special collector’s edition issue highlights a trip to Bavi, a rebel controlled area, and Nyabibwe, a conflict-free area, both in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Marcus Bleasdale and Jeffery Gettleman.

Pro Bono Week Event: Creatives Give Back

Catchafire enlists partners to drive creative pro bono opportunities in NYC
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September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Catchafire partnered with General Assembly, NYC Digital and Made in NY Media Center  to host an event exploring creative pro bono opportunities in New York City.

Auto Industry Uses Conflict Minerals Challenge as Opportunity to Optimize Supply Chain

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Despite the recent filling for Chapter 9 bankruptcy by the City of Detroit, the auto industry continues to push forward with conflict minerals compliance. 

The regulations, outlined in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, require that all publically traded companies disclose whether they use tin, tantalum, tungsten or gold in their products. 

Arts and Business Council of Chicago Celebrates IBM's Commitment to Pro Bono Service

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September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of National Pro Bono Week, the Arts & Business Council of Chicago (A&BC) is showcasing its long term partnership with IBM, a global leader in innovation and service.  On Friday, October 25, IBM will host a panel of employees who have participated in A&BC’s pro bono management consulting program, Business Volunteers for the Arts (BVA), to share their experience and to inspire other IBM employees to get involved.  

Sodexo Receives Top Ranking in 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for 9th Consecutive Year

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Gaithersburg, MD, September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has been recognized as best-in-class for social, environmental and economic responsibility by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for the 9th year in a row.

Sodexo has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World since 2005. This year, continuing its unbroken nine-year run, Sodexo was named Global Sustainability Industry Leader for its sector.

NGOs and Human Rights Groups Get Loud on Conflict Minerals

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With the first filling deadline approaching, companies are feeling the pressure to get up to speed on compliance from all sides.  A recent Guardian report with Particia Jurewicz, Director of the Responsible Sourcing Network details her most recent report co-authored with Enough.  The report outlines a set of guidelines for companies. Click Here for Full Report

Deloitte Research: Organizations Must Tap Into Worker Passion to Address Competitive Pressures

Only 11 percent of US workers are passionate and possess the attributes needed for sustained extreme performance improvement
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San Jose, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ —  To address perpetually mounting competitive pressures, organizations need workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement. Yet only 11 percent of U.S. workers surveyed by Deloitte possess the necessary attributes that lead to accelerated learning and performance improvement. These and other insights are highlighted in a new report from Deloitte’s Center for the Edge entitled "Unlocking Passion of the Explorer."

Deloitte Research: Organizations Must Tap Into Worker Passion to Address Competitive Pressures

Only 11 percent of US workers are passionate and possess the attributes needed for sustained extreme performance improvement
Press Release

San Jose, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ —  To address perpetually mounting competitive pressures, organizations need workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement. Yet only 11 percent of U.S. workers surveyed by Deloitte possess the necessary attributes that lead to accelerated learning and performance improvement. These and other insights are highlighted in a new report from Deloitte’s Center for the Edge entitled "Unlocking Passion of the Explorer."

Toyota Announces Appointment of Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

Toyota enhances its commitment to diversity and community
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TORRANCE, Calif. Sept. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/– Toyota Motor North America (TMA) today announced the appointment of Latondra Newton to chief corporate social responsibility officer, effective immediately.

Prior to her new appointment, Newton served as chief diversity officer, where she oversaw philanthropy, the Toyota USA Foundation and corporate diversity and inclusion strategy.

Global Leaders Convened at Conflict Minerals Symposium Did You Miss It?

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US State Department
Parliament of Canada
Tulane University
Source Intelligence
Responsible Sourcing Network
and more

Driven by industry demand,
the Conflict Minerals Consortium presents:

THE VIRTUAL CONFLICT MINERALS SYMPOSIUM SERIES

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