Due Diligence, The Third Step Of Conflict Minerals Compliance
February 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Conflict Minerals Compliance, as adapted by the SEC, requires companies to engage in a five step process which includes due diligence as the third step. What is Conflict Minerals due diligence? Read below.
New stage of Creating Choices focuses on leadership and career planning
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) this week launched the next stage of Creating Choices, the first company-wide development and mentorship program for women in mining. First introduced in 2010, the popular initiative encourages growth and builds skills in a traditionally male-dominated industry.
ARLINGTON, Va., February 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CSX and The Conservation Fund, partners in a program aimed at improving the transportation and distribution of fresh, healthy food to communities in need, announced today grant awards to 10 charitable organizations in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Tennessee. Each organization will receive $10,000 to enhance food delivery services so that they can bring fresh, nutritious food to their communities.
By: Tonya Lombard
Black History Month is all about the celebration of the achievements of African Americans, from the remarkable people credited with changing the course of history, to the legions of community servants who led by example and forged a consensus of determination to support the struggle for change. This change, and AT&T’s commitment to it, is something I see in the work my colleagues and I do every day.
by CAROL BAROUDI
Attending the GreenBiz Forum in Phoenix the week of February 16 was a wonderful experience. It was hard not to be inspired and delighted amid so many people doing so many good things. “The Circular Economy” was a term bandied about with relish – referring to our potential future, where waste is eliminated and goods flow in and out in everlasting goodness.
Daily Point of Light Award Celebrates Volunteers During 2015 Read Across America Campaign
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – First Book and Points of Light today announced that five volunteers from across the country – all dedicated to improving literacy in their communities – will receive the Daily Point of Light Award. One honoree encourages kids to read to his dogs. Another wraps books as birthday presents.
Companies are in great need of conducting their due diligence, especially when doing business with other companies on foreign soil. Larger companies that move forward in acquisitions of smaller companies tend to keep the existing management and have them run the business as usual. The problem we see developing is the culture of doing business, especially in other parts of the world, may not coincide with FCPA regulations.
By Peter Dudley
Way back in 2003, when I was new to CSR and had just joined Wells Fargo, one of our team members was granted a six month paid leave to work with a nonprofit to create an entrepreneurship program for women in Armenia. The effort was so successful that she was asked to speak at the United Nations; not long after, she left the company to pursue that work.
At the time, I found this remarkable. Not only that this big bank would pay her to go volunteer for half a year, but that everyone thought it was fantastic when she left. We lost a top performer. What’s to celebrate?
Fox Audience Strategy has announced the finalists for the fourth annual Fox Writers Intensive, a competitive fellowship at the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles for writers with diverse voices and backgrounds. This year, FWI selected twelve writers and writing teams for the program, which allows participants to work closely with Fox showrunners, writers, directors, and creative executives.
TWC & Geva Theater Showcase Technology Behind Regional Productions
By Stephanie Salanger, Community Investment Manager
As employers struggle to fill technical, science-related jobs, educators struggle to keep the arts alive and aligned with the focus on STEM – creating the STEAM movement. This is a process of blending the Arts in what is now traditional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education movement. It’s a natural fit since both are about the exploration of ideas and possibilities.
GRI is pleased to announce the dates for its Africa Regional Conference, 12-13 May 2015, and fifth Global Conference, 18-20 May 2016.
Africa Regional Conference, 12-13 May 2015
The conference will convene up to 250 sustainability leaders and practitioners from across Africa and the globe. The goal of the conference is to provide a platform for enhancing the quality and value of sustainability reporting, and to encourage greater levels of corporate disclosure and accountability.
While the global economy is undergoing significant change, there’s a world of opportunity for healthcare companies if they can harness the demands of supply chain management.
A friendly reminder: Registration rates for the 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference will go up after tomorrow—register by midnight on February 27 and receive a $200 discount
The 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference kicks off on April 19th, 2015 in Austin, TX. If you plan to attend ONE industry event in 2015, you won’t want to miss this one. Registration provides you access to industry leaders like Michael Dell, 26 thought provoking breakout sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities with over 650 corporate citizenship practitioners. Take this opportunity to help shape your business goals for the future.
Sign up today to join leaders to hear how the public and private sectors can work together to address the United Nation's SDGs at the International Women's Day Forum 2015. Just eight days left to register
The Sustainable Development Goals: The Role of the Business Community
March 5, 2015, 3:50 - 4:50 p.m.