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Sustainable Raw Materials: Is Rubber Finally Catching Up?


As rubber demand and production continue to increase, large consumers, producers, and the international community have become increasingly aware of the negative environmental and social impacts of rubber production.

Carnival Corporation Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Continues Strong Commitment to Environment and Safety

World’s largest leisure travel company today released 2015 sustainability report detailing progress made in environmental, safety, employee and social areas
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MIAMI, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2015 sustainability report detailing the  progress made in 2015 against its 2020 sustainability performance goals. The report’s details show the company is on track to meet its goals in the next four years, with sustainability efforts highlighted across its 10 cruise line brands.

Asian Firms and Governments Demonstrate Need to Fortify Anti-Corruption Efforts


A joint research project conducted by the ASEAN CSR (Association of Southeast Asian Nations Corporate Social Responsibility)  Network and the National University of Singapore Business School’s Center for Governance, Institutions and Organization revealed that businesses in Southeast Asia are not doing enough to combat corruption.

Natural Business for a World That's Waking Up


Albert Einstein threw down the gauntlet for our human evolution when he said,

Stakeholders Across the Supply Chain Care About Sustainable Sourcing


In the past week, international companies have publicized bold decisions to both create partnerships and cut industry ties as part of the movement toward sustainably sourced materials.

5 Ways to Build Your Company's Reputation for Sustainability


Sustainability is no longer just a compliance requirement. It’s a business opportunity, and some argue a business imperative, that can give companies a competitive edge by growing something that’s become increasingly important to consumers: brand trust.

The Global Approach to Supply Chain Transparency and Compliance


As we move into the second half of 2016, it is important to reflect on the events that we have seen so far in 2016 for supply chain transparency. We saw the global modern day slavery movement enhanced by many regions of the world passing legislation. There have also been new approaches developed by NGO's to tackle slavery in supply chains. The same can be said for conflict minerals. More companies started to take an active approach to identifying the origin of 3TG.

The Costa Crociere Foundation Lanches 6 New Social Betterment and Marine Environmental Projects

Five new initiatives offering assistance to women, and educational and employment opportunities to disadvantaged youth from all over Italy.
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GENOA, July 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ The Costa Crociere Foundation ( has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environmental protection projects for funding.

FTA Promotes Stronger Links Between International Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains


The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) today published its 2015-2016 Annual Report. This publication outlines the association’s successful activities and collaborative efforts focused on advocating an international trade framework that promotes sustainable business practices along global supply chains.

Conflict Minerals SEC Filings Benchmarking Insights Released

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July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  On May 31, 2016, over 1200 companies filed conflict mineral reports (CMRs) in accordance with Dodd Frank Act Section 1502 (Conflict Minerals Rule.) Source Intelligence analysts mined and aggregated data points from the filings to provide key benchmarks and insights for companies to utilize in the next reporting cycle.  


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