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Conflict Minerals Alert: New International Requirements Impact Operations and Revenue

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The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

Our panel of global experts from Canada and the European Union will address the international laws and their ramifications for public and private companies around the world.  Register for this June 12th webcast at 12:30 PM ET/ 9:30 AM PT. 

Thinking Differently: Autism Patients in Demand by Employers

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Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back. People diagnosed as "on the spectrum" are suddenly in demand by employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers more used to being considered disabled than special.

Expressing a belief that "innovation comes from the edges", German computer software giant SAP last month launched a recruitment drive to attract people with autism to join it as software testers.

Conflict Minerals Effects Annual Revenue

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The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law. 

Join a discussion with members from the Canadian and European Union Parliament on June 12th, International Conflict Minerals Legislation: Both Public and Private Companies Are Impacted.

Click here, to register for this international conflict minerals webinar.

 

Lessons from Rana Plaza: Shocked, But Not Surprised

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When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change. In this blog, Cramer highlights major changes that the apparel industry and Bangladeshi government--among others--must make to ensure that tragedy does not happen again. For more, visit http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/lessons-from-rana-plaza-shocked-but-not-surprised.

 

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When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change. In this blog, Cramer highlights major changes that the apparel industry and Bangladeshi government--among others--must make to ensure that tragedy does not happen again. For more, visit http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/lessons-from-rana-plaza-shocked-but-not-surprised.

 

Human Rights Goes Viral

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

Conflict Minerals: A Global Issue That Affects ALL - People, Planet and Profits

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The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law.

Join a discussion with members from the Canadian and European Union Parliament on June 12th, International Conflict Minerals Legislation: Both Public and Private Companies Are Impacted.

Deloitte Named a Top Ten Company for Multicultural Women in 2013 by Working Mother Magazine

Working Mother honors Deloitte for commitment to diversity for eighth consecutive year
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NEW YORKMay 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- For the eighth consecutive year, Working Mother magazine has named Deloitte one of the top ten employers in the United States for multicultural women.

Shared Value-Shared Success -- A Report on Our Performance

Multi-media channels enhance online content and readership
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Over the past few years, we’ve heard from our customers that they want more information about how we do business in areas like utility operations, environmental stewardship and our community partnerships. Avista’s fifth annual report on our performance – our sustainability responsibility report -- is titled “Shared Value – Shared Success.”
 

Business Ramifications of International Conflict Mineral Laws

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economies proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.  

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law.

Human Rights Goes Viral

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr.

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