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Maintaining Aboveground Storage Tanks in Accordance With SPCC Requirements

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Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs) are ubiquitous across different industries today including transportation, manufacturing, oil & gas (exploration, production, refining, and distribution), mining, construction, technology, and food and beverage to name a few.

EHS Compliance Assurance in a Not So Assured World

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In a short amount of time, the COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted business operations in an unprecedented way and as we close out 2020, proving that operations will likely never be the same. From managing interruptions in the supply chain to rapid changes in the workforce, global business has risen to meet the challenges of the dynamic COVID-19 environment. Employee health and safety has been a primary focus throughout the pandemic. Because of this, some of the more routine environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs and procedures can be overlooked.

Emergency CalOSHA Regulations to Protect Workers From COVID-19

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We knew they were coming! 

The new CalOSHA regulations to protect California workers from getting COVID-19 in the workplace have arrived. The timing coincides with rapidly increasing case rates and a new round of statewide lockdowns.

On November 19, 2020, the CalOSHA Standards Board adopted emergency temporary standards to protect workers from COVID-19. On November 30th, the rule was approved by the Office of Administrative Law and is now in effect.  

What the Biden Administration Could Mean for the Chemical Industry

A 2020 TSCA Update
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In November, former vice president Joe Biden emerged as the winner of the presidential election. Similar to previous administration transitions, the Chemical Industry will stand ready to engage with bipartisan leaders in Congress to help drive constructive solutions for a more sustainable future that will better serve all Americans.  

EHS and the Transforming Global Supply Chain

Risk Compliance & Business Continuity
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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?

The Rush Towards Cost-Savings Nirvana

Socially Responsible Investing: A Global Perspective

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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.”   

Carnival Corporation Delivers Two Retired Cruise Ships for Responsible Recycling in Turkey

World’s largest cruise company reinforces commitment to protecting environment by engaging reclamation and recycling specialists to sustainably dismantle retired cruise ships
Press Release

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.

Carnival Corporation Names Heidi M. Barker as Vice President, Corporate Communications for Ethics and Compliance

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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.

Auditing Unveiled: Gildan’s Social Compliance Audit Process Revealed From A to Z

Gildan shares the audit process that ensures the consistent application of social standards across their entire supply chain
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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.

Compliance Champions

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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.

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