Across the country, up to 8,000 municipalities are considering passing stormwater fee ordinances. In some states, several already have ordinances in place and have been sending bills for years. Since the railroads are often one of the largest landowners, they often end up with the largest bills.
Why and how is this happening, and what can the railroads do to protect themselves? The answers are in Antea Group’s new blog.
Gildan becomes member of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance
February 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ Gildan has joined Ethisphere’s Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA); a global community of companies who recognize the value of ethical leadership and who are working together to move forward with ethics and integrity.
Annual Conference Convenes Industry Experts and Leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced that Barbara Annis, a world-renowned expert on gender, diversity and inclusive leadership, will provide the keynote address at the RBA’s annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Oct. 30, 2018.
As an EHS professional, you wear many hats – you may be responsible for EHS programs that span multiple regions and continents, requiring you to understand a lot about local laws and cultural differences. With these big responsibilities can come big pressure, since the safety and wellbeing of your workplace is on the line. With regulations and company operations constantly in flux, no one person can have the specific knowledge needed for every situation without a little help…
Transactions are exploding as growing organizations look to buy rather than build new offerings or capabilities from the ground up. In 2017, companies announced more than 50,600 transactions with a total value of $3.5 trillion, and the M&A momentum shows no signs of slowing down.
Minimum requirements strengthen existing guidelines for Respect of Human Rights, Environmental Standards and Product Quality while including additional requirements for Land Conservation and Rights, Point of Origin Traceability and Resilience
Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tire and rubber company, today announced a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy to help identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for the industry. The policy reflects a company commitment to procurement programming that drives action to realize long-term environmental, social and economic benefits. The policy is applicable to all purchased materials and services, as well as all suppliers globally.
Asia is ready to take its sustainability reporting to the next level. Venues at the recent GRI Standards launch events in Taiwan, Indonesia and Vietnam were packed with participants, eager to support the move towards quality reporting.
Kudos to our Compliance team, winners of Texas Lawyer’s Legal Department of the Year – Corporate Compliance award. Organizations from across the state were judged based on success stories: how a legal department handled complex compliance issues or navigated a company through change and growth. Learn more about our Compliance culture:
Many environment, health and safety (EHS) managers are expected to be regulatory compliance experts, as well as help streamline operations and build a strong safety culture at their companies. They often lack the time, personnel, budget and local insight to effectively ensure compliance at every facility.
Kimberly-Clark announced that Howard Sharfstein, the company’s Associate General Counsel for Environment, Energy, Safety and Sustainability, has received a Crystal Tree Award as Kimberly-Clark’s first-ever Sustainability Pro of the Year. The award is the company’s highest internal recognition for individuals whose work helps drive social and environmental impacts that make our communities and workplaces better for future generations.