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SOURCE: 3BL Media, LLC DESCRIPTION:The greening of the finance sector is leading to a credit squeeze in the extractive industry. That’s the conclusion of a recent report on Mondaq, a website that provides global coverage of legal, financial, and regulatory issues. The current climate of controversy about oil sands extraction in Canada, coal-fired power plants in the U.S., and conflict metals and...
By Jan Lee SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Kraft Food Group's (KRFT) stocks continue to show improvement   after its announcement that it has accepted a merger with H.J. Heinz Co. The buyout by Brazilian corporation 3G Capital Partners sets the groundwork for the world's third-largest food company, Kraft Heinz Co. The $35 billion is expected to have annual revenue of more than $28 billion. Kraft is...
Two energy-industry veterans join the CRS Board of Directors SOURCE: Center for Resource Solutions DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that two energy industry veterans joined its Board of Directors—Karin Corfee, managing director at Navigant Consulting; and Jon Wellinghoff, a partner at Stoel Rives and the immediate past...
Finally ... a free ebook that helps consumers understand what a connected home really is. SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION:Most consumers would agree: It’d be great to take advantage of the added convenience, security, and energy management that a connected home offers, but it seems so complicated. No more. This eBook takes the broad category of “connected home” and breaks it down into an...
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:Via the OECD Insight series, Tyler Gillard and Roel Nieuwenkamp paradoxically write about the challenges of having only “conflict-free” minerals in supply chains and also the strong (and immediate) need for responsible mineral supply chains. SEC Dodd Frank section 1502, enacted in 2010, requires publicly traded companies in the United States to disclose...
Mary Kay Inc. and the Junior League of Dallas Announce Recipients SOURCE: Mary Kay DESCRIPTION:DALLAS, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Four deserving Dallas Independent School District high school seniors are one step closer to pursuing their dreams of higher education as Mary Kay Inc. and the Junior League of Dallas (JLD) announce the recipients of the second annual Women LEAD (Learn • Excel •...
SOURCE: Toyota DESCRIPTION:His job? To walk in front of vehicles.Steve is a moving dummy (also known as a mannequin) that stands in for a pedestrian crossing a road. Mannequins like Steve – which come in adult and child sizes – mimic different walking speeds and angles to allow for realistic testing situations. This technology was developed through a partnership of Toyota’s Collaborative Safety...
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:In the world of compliance, it is quite simple, those that follow it and others that don’t. Understandably, compliance and regulations can get confusing, but of course there are systems in place to make sure that rules are being followed and parameters are in place. As organizations grow, so do their responsibilities, but that does not give excuses to the...
SOURCE: Bloomberg DESCRIPTION:Originally posted in The Australian. By Julie Bishop and Michael Bloomberg With so many pressing needs around the world, governments and non-profit organisations have a responsibility to use foreign aid dollars as efficiently and effectively as possible, to create the best outcomes for the greatest number of people. Doing that requires finding ­innovative new...
TD Economics Special Report SOURCE: TD Bank Group DESCRIPTION:In this special report, TD Economics examines the state of volunteering and charity in Canada. The highlights are:  In 2013, Canadians continued to give generously to charity, with donations reaching nearly $13 bil¬lion, keeping pace with economic activity. However, a smaller share of Canadians volunteered in 2013 than in the past,...