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.
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)
The report highlights the company's commitment to corporate citizenship
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.