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SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights May 29, 2014

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights May 29, 2014
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Each week we bring you the highlights of our continuous monitoring of the global scene for news, commentary, research and other sustainability-related content that informs and educates.  It's part of our mission of sharing.  And we are busy - there is a lot going on in sustainability affairs!  In this issue we have some news about companies and their sustainability journeys (Volkswagen, Wal-Mart, McDonald's); commentary about industries (US automotive manufacturers); views on some about key issues (water!); some advice on best practices...and so on.

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights May 20, 2014

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights May 20, 2014
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BIG NEWS FOR YOU - SASB Gets Headliner Leadership Michael Bloomberg & Mary Schapiro on Board

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights April 28, 2014

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights April 28, 2014
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Supply Chain Inquiries / Surveys Creating Questionnaire Fatigue
Lets Stop the Madness and Confusion, Writes Lou Coppola

As we travel the sustainability / responsibility meetings circuit, we often hear from corporate managers about their “questionnaire and survey fatigue” as they receive many, many queries on their supply chain practices. 

ReportAlert.info - Bacardi Limited Publishes 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

The report details the company's new gains in ongoing efforts to decrease its impact on the environment.
Press Release

January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Hamilton, Bermuda, January 22, 2014-Bacardi Limited, in its just-released Annual Report on Corporate Responsibility (CR), announced new gains in ongoing efforts to decrease its impact on the environment. Family-owned Bacardi reduced energy use by more than 25 percent and water use by an impressive 54 percent, compared to results in the Company's first CR Report in 2006. The water Bacardi saved is equivalent to 10.3 million people showering.

Global Training Courses on Human Rights & Supply Chain Management

Enroll now and get 10% off with promo code '3BLFall2013' - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical.

SAI training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance and emphasize the implementation of management systems in combination with performance elements.These courses are required for all SA8000 and BSCI auditors, however the courses are open to all. In addition to those seeking to become SA8000 auditors, the course participants increasingly represent diverse sectors/areas: internal auditors, buyers, managers and workers for auditing to any labor code or standard, or simply trying to learn more about suppy chain management dynamics that impact human rights in the workplace. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2013

Complimentary seats for NGOs & trade unions: SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to one representative per class. Please contact SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson for more information - SWilson@sa-intl.org

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Improving global working conditions is important for workers, businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical.

SAI training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance and emphasize the implementation of management systems in combination with performance elements.These courses are required for all SA8000 and BSCI auditors, however the courses are open to all. In addition to those seeking to become SA8000 auditors, the course participants increasingly represent diverse sectors/areas: internal auditors, buyers, managers and workers for auditing to any labor code or standard, or simply trying to learn more about suppy chain management dynamics that impact human rights in the workplace. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2013

Complimentary seats for NGOs & trade unions: SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to one representative per class. Please contact SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson for more information - SWilson@sa-intl.org

Global Training Courses on Human Rights & Supply Chain Management

Enroll now and get 10% off with promo code '3BLFall2013' - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical.

SAI training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance and emphasize the implementation of management systems in combination with performance elements.These courses are required for all SA8000 and BSCI auditors, however the courses are open to all. In addition to those seeking to become SA8000 auditors, the course participants increasingly represent diverse sectors/areas: internal auditors, buyers, managers and workers for auditing to any labor code or standard, or simply trying to learn more about suppy chain management dynamics that impact human rights in the workplace. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2013

Complimentary seats for NGOs & trade unions: SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to one representative per class. Please contact SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson for more information - SWilson@sa-intl.org

Newsletter

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical.

SAI training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance and emphasize the implementation of management systems in combination with performance elements.These courses are required for all SA8000 and BSCI auditors, however the courses are open to all. In addition to those seeking to become SA8000 auditors, the course participants increasingly represent diverse sectors/areas: internal auditors, buyers, managers and workers for auditing to any labor code or standard, or simply trying to learn more about suppy chain management dynamics that impact human rights in the workplace. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2013

Complimentary seats for NGOs & trade unions: SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to one representative per class. Please contact SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson for more information - SWilson@sa-intl.org

Global Training Courses on Human Rights & Supply Chain Management

Enroll now and get 10% off with promo code '3BLSummer2013' - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical.

SAI training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance and emphasize the implementation of management systems in combination with performance elements.These courses are required for all SA8000 and BSCI auditors, however the courses are open to all. In addition to those seeking to become SA8000 auditors, the course participants increasingly represent diverse sectors/areas: internal auditors, buyers, managers and workers for auditing to any labor code or standard, or simply trying to learn more about suppy chain management dynamics that impact human rights in the workplace. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLSummer2013

Complimentary seats for NGOs & trade unions: SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to one representative per class. Please contact SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson for more information - SWilson@sa-intl.org

Press Release

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical.

SAI training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance and emphasize the implementation of management systems in combination with performance elements.These courses are required for all SA8000 and BSCI auditors, however the courses are open to all. In addition to those seeking to become SA8000 auditors, the course participants increasingly represent diverse sectors/areas: internal auditors, buyers, managers and workers for auditing to any labor code or standard, or simply trying to learn more about suppy chain management dynamics that impact human rights in the workplace. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLSummer2013

Complimentary seats for NGOs & trade unions: SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to one representative per class. Please contact SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson for more information - SWilson@sa-intl.org

SA8000 Revision Process: Public Consultation

SAI invites all interested parties to participate in the revision of the SA8000 standard
Article

SAI invites all interested parties to participate in the revision of the SA8000 standard. For 60-days, beginning December 18, 2013 and ending on February 16, 2014, a draft of SA8000:2014 will open for public consultation. During this time SAI is hoping that as many stakeholders as possible will participate in the consultation process by writing their comments in a tool created using Survey Monkey. This step aims to draw out recommendations from a wide and varied group of stakeholders.

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