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Retail Industry Experts Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

Brand Case Studies

The Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, coinciding with the 1-year anniversary of the ruling on August 21-22 in Los Angeles, is bringing together the greatest minds in the retail industry for ground-breaking discussions on current issues and the future of Conflict Minerals.

Youth Rise Up for Human Rights


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. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough". - BMW Group (FRA:BMW) publishes Sustainable Value Report 2012

The report provides stakeholders with detailed information about further refinements to the company's sustainability strategy.
Press Release

June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Adding value
BMW Group publishes Sustainable Value Report 2012

European and Canadian Parliament Members Discuss Global CM Legislation Impact - FREE Webinar


Join Members of the European and Canadian Parliament in a discussion of international conflict minerals legislations: Conflict Minerals Alert: New International Requirements Impact Operations and Revenue.

Know the requirements and find out which Conflict Minerals programs to implement to protect your brand.

Global Presenters:

Paul Dewar is the Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and the Foreign Affairs Critic for the NDP Official Opposition.

The Era of CSR Is Here


By Carol Pierson Holding

This week, Cynthia Figge, Co-founder and COO of CSRHub (full disclosure: CSRHub is my sponsor), reported at Sustainable Brands that the correlation between CSR and brand strength has reached .28. (A perfect correlation is 1.0) - State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) publishes 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report

The report highlights the company's commitment to corporate citizenship
Press Release

June 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - “Corporate responsibility is part of how State Street operates every day,” said chairman, president and chief executive officer, Jay Hooley. “CR offers many benefits to companies from efficient processes and lower costs to more engaged employees, more satisfied clients and stronger communities. State Street is proud to make those decisions that benefit not only our business but the communities we operate in globally.”

Highlights for 2012 include:

Environmental Sustainability accomplishments

New Conflict Minerals Legislation | Experts Discuss Implications for Global Brands


How does the international legislations impact your revenue stream? Register for this FREE webinar to find out.

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.

Dow-Union Pacific Publish Progress Report on Joint Effort to Improve Rail Safety, Security

Press Release

Omaha, Neb., June 10, 2013 – The Dow Chemical Company and Union Pacific have published a new report on the progress of a cooperative agreement that began in 2007 to improve rail safety and security. The Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) outlines goals in eight critical areas of the chemical supply chain, with key innovations for event prevention and response planning, railcar designs and tracking.

Making Sense of Sustainability...For Our Communities


At BrownFlynn, our work doesn’t just exist within our four walls, nor does it only extend to our clients. We have always been, and will continue to be, an active member of our community. From volunteering to charitable donations to speaking engagements and board commitments, our employees understand the value of giving back in any way we can. In 2012, our staff collectively logged 526 hours (nearly 66 man-days) of volunteer time.

Making Sense of Sustainability...For Our Partners


We have aligned our business with the most credible and widely-known sustainability organizations in the world. Our partnership and collaboration with them ensures we stay relevant, informed and on the cutting edge of trends and information. Furthermore, our relationships are mutually beneficial, providing us opportunities to learn from one another and share our collective expertise.


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