Human Resources CSR News

Conflict Minerals Compliance: Resources to Meet Supplier Due Diligence Requirements

Press Release

March 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Companies have limited options to meet the legal requirements of Dodd-Frank Section 1502. Most companies don’t have human or capital resources to build an internal force to implement the supplier tracing, data collection and reporting as required under the new supplier due diligence process. To date, companies have had two options: 1) hire consultants on an hourly basis to collect supplier data, or 2) purchase 'do-it-yourself' software.

A Culture of Inclusion and Opportunity

International Women's Day is a time to highlight and recognize the talents and contributions of women
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A Culture of Inclusion and Opportunity

International Women's Day, which falls on March 8th, is a time to highlight and recognize the talents and contributions of women. Baxter International Inc. fosters a culture of inclusion, and one in which diversity is optimized and valued. Women and men across Baxter are actively involved in a multitude of initiatives to attract and develop talented women in the organization.

Thon Fundraising Down Slightly in 2012

Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council survey shows revenue for top 30 programs dropped 1.3% to nearly $1.68 billion
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March 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A nearly 32 percent drop in funds raised by Susan G. Komen’s 3-Day for the Cure walk program due to a controversy had an oversized impact on thon fundraising, according to the industry’s annual fundraising roundup. 

Revenue generated by America’s top 30 thon fundraising programs fell by 1.3 percent, or $22.1 million, to $1.68 billion in 2012 when the Komen 3-Day figures are included, according to the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council. Remove the Komen 3-Day results and the 29 other programs showed a weak, but positive 0.30 percent increase.

New Source Intelligence Networking Platform Enables Global Supply Chain Transparency

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Today Source Intelligence, a Source 44 Company, launched a Supplier Networking platform designed to simplify regulatory compliance and enable supply chain transparency by connecting companies across the supply chain.

"Connecting with tier one suppliers is no longer enough," said Matt Thorn, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Source Intelligence. "Our platform is quickly becoming the fastest-growing global network of companies, empowering them to connect and share information throughout the supply chain."

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Employees

Healthy, engaged, well-trained employees foster a productive work environment and tend to enjoy greater job satisfaction, result in lower turnover and create a corporate culture that attracts top talent to the company.
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Sappi Fine Paper North America (SFPNA) wants employees to feel they have a bright future at a company that cares about their health and well-being.

Safety First

For SFPNA, identifying safety risks is an ongoing process and our three paper mills in Cloquet, Westbrook and Somerset are all certified for meeting the Occupational Health Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) standards.

Novo Nordisk Gets a Jump Start on International Women’s Day

Novo Nordisk's new WINN2 network supports progress on the company’s Diversity Aspiration.
Press Release

Bagsværd, Denmark, March 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  On 1 March, Novo Nordisk celebrated International Women’s Day early with the launch of a new career network – WINN2. The new network stems from the original WINN network (Women in Novo Nordisk) which aims to advance and develop women in management positions to drive business performance. But unlike the original network, WINN2 was created for women at earlier stages of their careers.

Companies and Their Foundations Continue to Grow Despite Economic Recession

Foundations of Business: the growth of corporate foundations in England and Wales
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From a recent study and research by Corporate Citizenship this year, they have identified corporate foundations in England and Wales have rapidly increased since 2006; despite recent economic recession. Corporate foundations are evidently becoming popular for companies; from reputable viewpoints of ‘giving something back’ to their next step for the CR strategy as motivational factors.

Conflict Minerals Due Diligence Examined: Considerations for Compliance

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Where do we start? Many companies are currently asking themselves this question when it comes to complying with the new U.S. regulation on Conflict Minerals. For companies that manufacture thousands of products-such as retailers with name brands-the requirement to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in these products is especially challenging. What are the typical actions to engage in due diligence? The following White Paper answers the questions you been dwelling on.

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