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How 6lbs of gasoline turns into 19lbs of CO2

TerraPass walks you through the math of burning a gallon of gasoline.
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At TerraPass, as the summer travel season gets underway, we notice an uptick in interest around the carbon footprint of travel. The curious (or suspicious-minded) among you have occasionally wondered about our carbon footprint calculator’s claim that one gallon of gas turns into about twenty pounds of carbon dioxide exhaust. Let’s walk through the math.

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Electronics Manufacturers Face New Supply Chain Threat

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New Green House Gas Protocol (GHGP) amendment will now require NF3, nitrogen triflouride, to be included in inventories under the Corporate Standard, Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, and Product Standard under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  

NF3, primarily used in the production of popular electronics such as LCD panels, computer circuits and thin-film solar cells, is said to be 17,200 times more powerful than carbon dioxide in trapping atmospheric heat over a 100-year time span. 

Conflict Minerals Legislation Affects BOTH Public and Private Companies

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After the United States published Dodd Frank Section 1502 on Conflict Minerals Due Diligence, Canada and the European Union were quick to follow. The United States Conflict Minerals law impacts publicly traded companies, while the Canadian Bill impacts both public and private companies. 

Join this June 12th webinar to hear from Canadian and EU officials on the international expansion of the Conflict Minerals laws and the ramifications on public and private companies around the globe.

 

Millions of Consumers Demand Solution to Human Rights Violations in the DRC

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economics proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

Caesars Entertainment's Eric Dominguez Talks Co-Gen With Green Lodging News

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Eric Dominguez, Corporate Director Engineering, Utilities & Environmental Affairs for Caesars Entertainment, sat down with Glenn Hasek of Green Lodging News to discuss Caesars' commitment to sustainability and one of the company’s most successful projects --- a 5-megawatt cogeneration facility that was installed at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

FREE Conflict Minerals Compliance Training | June 26th Webinar

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Global Brands manage supply chains with hundreds, thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand, suppliers.  The SEC's Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict minerals rule requiring public companies to disclose minerals sourced from conflicted regions sent a sound wave of panic starting in procurement and ending in the Board Room given the legal and financial implications of compliance with the SEC's new Rule.

Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) to speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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The EICC, a coalition of the world’s leading electronics companies, announced as latest speakers at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  The coalition aims to improve efficiency and social, ethics and environmental responsibility in the global supply chain realm.  EICC are pioneers in the industry through the development of the Conflict-Free Smelter program and its protocol.

This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Training | Video Preview

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Video Preview : Global Conflict Minerals Symposium|Training

Global Brands manage supply chains with hundreds, thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand, suppliers.  The SEC's Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict minerals rule requiring public companies to disclose minerals sourced from conflicted regions sent a sound wave of panic starting in procurement and ending in the Board Room given the legal and financial implications of compliance with the SEC's new Rule.

Global Brands Take Action to Address Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Dodd Frank Section 1502 was the beginning of Conflict Minerals Compliance legislation. Canada and the European Union have proposed their own versions of compliance legislation creating an international problem for companies, public or private, to comply.

There is no shortage of questions from Global Brands surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance. To address concerns, Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based  'open house' of our robust platform and a Q&A session. Source Intelligence encourages ALL and ANY Conflict Minerals Compliance inquiries.  

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