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During Crises, Executive Leadership is Key to Successful Turnaround

Press Release

NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - While communication is overwhelmingly ranked as the most important leadership principle during a time of change (43 percent), corporate leadership teams are reluctant to update employees during crises (25.6 percent), according to a recent Deloitte webcast poll.

Wayne Marr, Principal Manager of Health, Safety and Environment; KBR Industrial Canada

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Every month we profile a different member who helps make our community so unique. To learn more about our network of engaged EHS and Sustainability professionals, please visit us online at www.naem.org.
 

Monsanto Honored For Best Practices in Diversity by DiversityInc

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Each year, DiversityInc surveys a wide range of industries and salutes those whose leadership, procurement practices, communications and training reflect best practices in diversity. This week, DiversityInc named Monsanto Company the No. 2 company for global diversity and ranked the company No.

Conflict Minerals Clock Thunders in Global Brands Ears

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Within the last month, the Conflict Minerals 'clock' has gone from a mild tick to a loud thunder in the ears of Global Brands. Source Intelligence has received unrivaled amounts of Request For Proposals (RFP) indicating mass awareness of the importance to comply. 

Insight into Global Brands' Concerns Surrounding Conflict Mineral Legislation

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In a recent Source Intelligence webinar, companies showed unprecedented interest in the Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill C-486, sponsored by Paul Dewar, a Member of Parliament. 

Mr. Dewar generously offered to answer the webinar attendees inquires. Below are a couple of examples; click here for the balance of the questions (Select the 'download Q&A transcript').

 

Q. How will the Canadian Authorities enforce this new Bill?

American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference Early-bird Registration Extended

Sign up by April 30 to Receive a Registration Fee of only $250!
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The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference is an ideal opportunity to meet hundreds of your colleagues responsible for corporate social responsibility, cause marketing, corporate philanthropy, and corporate wellness programs and learn how to be more successful and empowered in the workplace!

Tax as a Corporate Responsibility Issue

Corporate Citizenship's research in identifying the different types of tax policy and implications of this debate for businesses
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Tax is becoming a major issue in corporate responsibility that presents fundamental risks to multinationals. The traditional defence of compliance is dead; the distinction between evasion (illegal) and avoidance (lawful) has dissolved in the eyes of governments, NGOs and citizens. Politicians, campaign groups and the media have seized on tax as a topical issue in tough economic times. Companies such as British American Tobacco, McDonald’s and ExxonMobil have embraced new approaches to tax.

Bringing the Board on Board: Securing Business buy-in to Sustainability

How to effectively engage decision makers
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Corporate sustainability is most effective when backed by compelling support from senior decision-makers.

Responsible business practices are no longer the preserve of one department. They must cut across issues and teams to realise real value for the business and society.

Business & Women’s empowerment: A study of developing markets

Women mean Business
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Addressing the critical issue of gender equality is a key challenge for many parts of the world that remain poor and lack the same opportunities as their western counterparts.

In reducing barriers to achieve greater gender equality, there has been growing evidence of businesses attempting to bridge the gap between men and women.

One Source for Compliance | REACH and RoHS Inquires Answered

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Source Intelligence developed a truly unique program designed to help all companies address the REACH and RoHS compliance. We have a deep understanding of how supply chains work and the values placed on the relationships that exist between customers and suppliers. 

What does REACH stand for? 

The Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals.

REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment.

What does RoHS stand for?

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