When the internal combustion engine is phased out and zero-emission electric vehicles rule the road, we’ll still have tires. Lots of tires. After all, there is no substitute for the tire as we know it today — and these everyday objects are more complex than you might think.
“At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. We know that innovation can catalyze social change and that every breakthrough has the potential to impact society for the better. We also understand that we have a responsibility to uphold and sustain ethical conduct across our value chain. Our commitment to respect and promote human rights is a key aspect of this responsibility, and how we ensure that our inventions help shape a better future for everyone.”
20 of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, members of The Consumer Goods Forum, take collective action to address the challenge of forced labour in their supply chains
In line with international agreements, Coalition members have developed a framework for deploying forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence systems in their operations to identify, remedy and prevent forced labour risks and impacts
First-ever Child Rights and Business Assessment launched in Canada
TORONTO, December 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Human Rights Day, UNICEF Canada and Global Compact Network Canada today launched the first-ever Child Rights and Business Assessment to help Canadian businesses assess their impact on children’s wellbeing. The tool provides ten recommendations for Canadian companies to become champions for children and includes examples of how leading Canadian companies are currently reporting on their efforts to address children’s rights.
On November 19, Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability for Republic Services, participated in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) MRF Summit.
Project to Assess Knowledge on Environmental Impact, Benefits of Rubber Modified Asphalt
December 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with The Ray, a nonproﬁt proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, today announced a research project to assess and compile existing research on the performance, environmental impacts and beneﬁts of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.
This is the first of a series of articles about the connection of supply chain and ESG, written by Sean Harley CEO and co-founder, LUPR Inc., and Bahar Gidwani CTO and co-founder CSRHub. Republished with permission.
WEC President & CEO Glenn Prickett reflect on WEC's role in 2021
As I write this, encouraging reports on President-elect Joe Biden’s early cabinet picks and policy plans suggest that we are starting to turn the page on 2020 at last.
Of course, we are not through the global pandemic yet. Infections rates are rising, promising a long winter with more suffering and death among vulnerable populations. With stimulus funds drying up, the prospect of a double-dip recession is all too real.