CNH Industrial and October Signed a Crowd-Funding Partnership Agreement to Offer Digital Funding to Small and Medium Companies


CNH Industrial and the fintech lending platform October entered into a partnership agreement in July 2019 to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) working with IVECO and CASE Construction Equipment brands through the adoption of crowd-lending in France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.

How Sodexo’s Commitment to Small Businesses Helps Communities

By: Dean Johnson

Small and medium enterprises, or SMEs, are the engines of economies all over the world. In developing nations, they often account for more than 60 percent of the gross national product and more than 70 percent of total employment. In the U.S., 28 million small businesses account for 54 percent of all sales in the country.

The Dutch Approach to the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

Is This The Collaborative Approach That We've Been Waiting For?

The trialogue negotiations taking place between the EU Commission, EU Council, and EU Parliament have proved to be challenging.  However, there has been one promising development concerning the “Dutch Approach.”  The European Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) for Responsible Sourcing of Materials (Derived by the Dutch, who holds the EU Council Presidency position until June, 2016) is a recent development that has been gaining some traction.

Small and Medium Enterprises Adopt Sustainable Business Practices in Morocco

Press Release

October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by Improving operating costs, reducing materials, energy and water consumptions, and minimizing solid waste, wastewater and e air emissions. WEC has partnered with the Casablanca-based firm RIO (Reduce-Invent-Optimize) to implement the local activities and provide advanced technical expertise for the project.

Security and New Technology Upgrades a Challenge for Small Business Owners According to Time Warner Cable Business Class Small Business Survey

National Survey of Small Business Owners Reveals Biggest Technology Challenges and Trends Facing One of the Most Important Segments of American Business
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced the results from their second annual small business technology survey in conjunction with the kickoff of National Small Business Week. Through this survey, TWCBC has continued its long history of helping small businesses understand and meet the challenges that they face in growing their business, staying competitive in their local markets and understanding new technologies that meet the increasing demands of today’s consumer.

The Whole Package: 7 Ways Companies Can Reduce Packaging Waste

GM’s expendable packaging subject matter expert offers 7 tips to companies looking to reduce packaging waste.

Packaging waste is an important issue businesses and consumers alike must address as it accounts for as much as 40 percent of all solid waste in municipal waste streams.

According to the U.S. EPA, residential, commercial and institutional users generate more than 75 million tons of container and packaging waste each year. Yet only about half of that waste is properly recycled, which means about 37 million tons of packaging waste ends up in a landfill.

Sustainability – SMEs Can’t Get There Alone

Press Release

Montreal, QC, October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new report reveals that small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can’t achieve sustainability alone.

UPS Announces Winners of the UPS Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Contest

Three Latin American Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Mexico, Colombia and Puerto Rico Were Recognized as the Most Innovative in the Region
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Better CSR Advice for SMEs

A report from Berlin

Six years ago we didn’t think we’d see 100 CSR for SME experts in one room any time soon. It was worth the wait.


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