Two decades ago, a tiny snowball started rolling. The sprawl of the American manufacturing industry was beginning to be lured to foreign shores in what would become one of the greatest waves of offshoring in modern history.
Now, supply chain dynamics are transforming again as global disruption sets in. What does this mean for EHS managers and their strategic planning as we move forward?
by Amy Domini, Founder and Chair of Domini Impact Investments (Amy is widely recognized as the leading voice for socially responsible investing.)
Globally, socially responsible investing is flourishing. Almost as importantly, it means the same thing around the world. I begin with some recent quotes, which I noted over the past few weeks:
• Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift, CEO of Bursa Malaysia, “As a frontline regulator and market operator, we want to provide an environment that encourages sustainable practices among our market participants.”
World’s largest cruise company reinforces commitment to protecting environment by engaging reclamation and recycling specialists to sustainably dismantle retired cruise ships
MIAMI, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ –Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced agreements with maritime reclamation and recycling specialists EGE CELIK and SIMSEKLER to responsibly dismantle and recycle two retired ships scheduled to leave its fleet.
MIAMI, January 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced the appointment of Heidi M. Barker as vice president of corporate communications in the ethics and compliance department. Based at the company's headquarters in Miami, Barker will report to Carnival Corporation Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Peter Anderson, starting in March.
Gildan shares the audit process that ensures the consistent application of social standards across their entire supply chain
Social compliance audits are an integral step in ensuring employees’ safety and improving working conditions in the clothing industry. They serve as tools to determine a factory’s compliance with international labor standards across various topics, including child labor, forced labor, health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining, discrimination, working hours, remuneration and management systems.
Every person at Alexion is accountable for doing the right thing for patients, every day. The Alexion Compliance team is not just tasked with ensuring that we meet this responsibility; they also provide the right guidance, clarity and resources to help us make decisions with integrity.
December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Minera El Abra, in partnership with the Mining Talent Veins program of Fundación Chile, and with the support of the Municipality of Tocopilla, provided free certified training in welding and solar panel installation. The goal is to increase the employability of community members.
The courses provide theoretical and practical knowledge in welding. Participants are also trained in the assembly and maintenance of photovoltaic solar installations and quality and safety regulation compliance.
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.