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Corporations Should Have Comprehensive, Audit-Traceable Reporting Procedures in Place by Dec. 31; Supply Chain Risk Management Firm Source Intelligence® Urges Action Now for 2015 Reporting SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:CARLSBAD, CA, July 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The two-year grace period for U.S. conflict minerals reporting requirements for large companies ends in less than six months,...
SOURCE: EarthSayers.tv DESCRIPTION:Two disconnected events yesterday and today were linked in my mind to the large, open spaces of the West and the challenges we face in striving for a sustainable future.  The first was spotting this marquee yesterday with "The Sustainability Secret" catching my eye.  The cowspiracy took longer to process. Cowspiracy is a new environmental documentary (trailer...
SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION:July 26thwill mark the 24th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, the ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation that recognized and sought to reverse the discrimination that persons with disabilities face in the areas of employment, transportation, public services and access to...
The Series will Premiere on Pivot as a Feature of TakePart Live and will Highlight the People, Technologies, and Ideas that are Making a Difference SOURCE: Participant Media DESCRIPTION:Beverly Hills, CA, July 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the innovators who are making a difference....
The Series will Premiere on Pivot as a Feature of TakePart Live and will Highlight the People, Technologies, and Ideas that are Making a Difference SOURCE: Participant Media DESCRIPTION:Beverly Hills, CA, July 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the innovators who are making a difference....
SOURCE: Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) DESCRIPTION:Unless you are one of the few readers of this blog who are blissfully unaware of the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) conflict minerals rule, you probably also know that the first-year filing deadline was June 2. The rule, which requires SEC-filing companies that manufacture or contract to manufacture products to investigate...
SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:This summer, Chevrolet will unveil the 2015 Impala, which, like the Chevrolet Malibu, will feature a base engine with standard stop/start technology – a combatant of fuel and money wasting. Nobody likes the fact that vehicles consume fuel when they are stopped at a red light or sit in traffic.  Stop/start systems address this problem by automatically turning off...
SOURCE: BNSF DESCRIPTION:The BNSF Railway Foundation has announced a $3 million pledge to the USO that will support USO hiring initiatives for active duty men and women transitioning out of the military. The donation represents a three-year commitment to the USO’s mission to support our nation’s military veterans. With its pledge, BNSF becomes the primary sponsor for the USO program.        "We...
MetLife Foundation supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community SOURCE: MetLife Inc. DESCRIPTION:MetLife Foundation's commitment to providing underserved communities with access to knoweldge and services also supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community. www.metlife.org Tweet me: .@MetLife Foundation supports sharing of...
SOURCE: Verizon DESCRIPTION:Fixing gender imbalances in the tech industry won't happen overnight, but some 40 Miami girls are looking to give it a try. The high school students are spending their summer learning to code in an intensive workshop. The program from the Verizon Foundation and the nonprofit Girls Who Code is part of a nationwide effort to encourage girls to pursue computer science...