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SEC Releases Conflict Minerals FAQ


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has just published a 12 part frequently asked questions form on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  These FAQs offer clarity and guidance on various aspects of Section 13(p), Rule 13p-1 and Item 1.01 of Form SD relating to conflict minerals sourced from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries. 

Novo Nordisk Partners to Advance Alternatives to Animal Research

Together with industry partners and animal welfare groups, Novo Nordisk supports the creation of a new centre to develop alternatives to animal research.
Press Release

June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Danish Ministry of Food and Agriculture establishes a new 3R[1] Centre to explore alternatives to animal research and improve the conditions for research animals. Novo Nordisk joins the Ministry in bringing together the pharmaceutical industry, animal welfare groups and the public sector, all of which have a common interest in replacing, reducing and refining the use of animals in research.

Human Rights Goes Viral


Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

Canada and the European Union join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals


International Conflict Minerals Legislation: Public and Private Companies are Impacted.  

Both global economies proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern. 

Sappi Fine Paper North America Recognized by CIO Magazine as one of the CIO 100 Award Winners

Honorees receive award during CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony
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BOSTON, June 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Sappi Fine Paper North America is pleased to announce today that the company was selected as a recipient of IDG’s CIO magazine 2013 CIO 100 award. The 26th annual award program recognizes Sappi’s Ringer Detection System project at the Somerset Mill for exemplifying the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

Cone Communications Launches CSR SocialScore to Measure CSR and Social Leadership

Informing and Engaging Using Social Media Is No Longer Optional
Press Release

BOSTON, June 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Boston-based public relations and marketing agency, Cone Communications, is launching a social media and Corporate Social Responsibility product, CSR SocialScoreSM, which serves as a real time snapshot of how a brand uses social media to inform and engage stakeholders.

DSI Social Impact Game Design Workshop

Press Release

Join us for the DSI Games for Impact Workshop

Play is the most effective way to add creativity and energy to your work and your organization. Join us for a workshop with the masters of game design: DSI Faculty memebers Asi Burak, Co-President of Games for Change and creator Half the Sky, and Matt Parker.

Play to win - for all.


Union Pacific Publishes its 2012 Sustainability & Citizenship Report

Goal-driven Collaboration Results in Record Employee Safety, Customer Satisfaction & Financial Performance
Press Release

June 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific today published its 2012 Sustainability and Citizenship Report, underscoring the company's innovations in the areas of environmental stewardship, safe operations, employee well-being, community development and customer value, as well as its commitment to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance and ethics.

Conflict Minerals: A Global Issue That Affects ALL - People, Planet and Profits


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

Join a discussion with members from the Canadian and European Union Parliament on June 12th, International Conflict Minerals Legislation: Both Public and Private Companies Are Impacted.

Urgency Sets In | 1 Year Until Compliance Deadline


With just 1 year for issuers to be in compliance with Dodd-Frank Section 1502, Global Brands are turning to Source Intelligence for their Conflict Minerals Program Solutions.  


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