In the first blog of the compliance assurance series, we talked about the importance of not overlooking the more routine environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs in the hectic time that we are living in. From this, you now know the importance of compliance and have some compliance tips to look back on. Now we want to go over a few stressors you should be aware of that could knock you off your compliance track this year.
From Indiana’s families to farms, Duke Energy’s purpose is its customers
Duke Energy Indiana is the state’s largest electric supplier, serving more than 850,000 customers in 69 of the state’s 92 counties. Customers are as diverse as homeowners and small businesses, farms and schools, factories and municipalities. You can find them as far north as Rochester Metal Products in Rochester to as far south as Schimpff’s Confectionery in Jeffersonville.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., January 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the release of its Responsible Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit to further support members of the RBA and its Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), as well as their supply chain partners, with practical guidance and tools to prevent forced labor in their supply chains. This toolkit is focused on building the capacity of workplaces to actively engage and monitor their labor recruitment partners, which is a critical component of credible due diligence in this area.
Customers can donate to help neighbors in need or receive assistance with the Hometown Care Energy Fund
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy encourages customers to apply for assistance if they need financial support to help pay their energy bills. The company is proactively informing customers of available resources that can help provide them with peace of mind and prevent getting behind on bills, especially as more people see a reduction in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vistra today announced a winning year of supply chain diversity initiatives; its success rooted in an ardent commitment to supporting the economic development of the communities it serves. Vistra’s efforts in supply chain diversity have been recognized by multiple organizations, with recent awards including:
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), as the Partnership Lead of the Cobalt Action Partnership (CAP), today with CAP Implementing Partners announced that His Excellency Professor Willy Kitobo Samsoni, National Minister of Mines of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is joining the CAP Steering Committee. This step demonstrates a significant step to link the global desire for responsible cobalt supply chains with the important commitment of DRC government actors.
In many ways, 2020 has made us stop in our tracks and reexamine our lives. It has forced us to re-think where our world is headed and the actions we must take now to help shape a more equitable and sustainable future.
Resilience has taken on new meaning in an extraordinary year like 2020.
Against the tumultuous backdrop of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, an unprecedented surge in climate-related disasters, and a historic reckoning with systemic inequities, 2020 has served as a defining moment in our collective memory. As we look to the future, the decade ahead will largely be defined by how we come together in collaborative and innovative ways to overcome the most urgent, significant challenges of our time (what our CEO Pat Gelsinger coined “The Triple Threat”).
It’s no surprise that COVID-19 changed—and accelerated—most organizations’ IT plans. As a result, technology executives are increasing their investments in digital technologies. They’re also speeding up what were once multi-year technology plans.