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First Plenary Speakers Announced for BSR Conference 2013: Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David Steiner, and African Business Leader Tony Elumelu

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The BSR Conference 2013, taking place November 5-8 in San Francisco, will feature an inspiring lineup of speakers to celebrate and explore "The Power of Networks." The early registration period—giving attendees a chance to save up to US$550—ends July 2. Speakers will include former UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David P. Steiner, African business leader Tony Elumelu, and more.

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The BSR Conference 2013, taking place November 5-8 in San Francisco, will feature an inspiring lineup of speakers to celebrate and explore "The Power of Networks." The early registration period—giving attendees a chance to save up to US$550—ends July 2. Speakers will include former UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David P. Steiner, African business leader Tony Elumelu, and more.

Product Life Cycle—Reducing Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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GE Appliances is the first and only manufacturer to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program to reduce emissions and materials from appliances typically sent to landfills.

Verisk Health Names Industry Veteran Larry Gray as President of Its Payment Accuracy Division

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Salt Lake City, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ —Verisk Health, a global leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, announced the appointment of Larry Gray as president of the company’s Payment Accuracy division. The healthcare industry veteran brings more than three decades of leadership experience and a proven track record in business growth, financial management, customer retention, and value-driven product innovation.

Industry Leaders Partner in Fight Against Conflict Minerals: Download the Best Practices White Paper on Product Filtering

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Source Intelligence and Schneider Electric signed a strategic services agreement to expand sustainability, energy management, environmental health & safety service offerings. 

Jess Kraus, CEO and Co-Founder of Source Intelligence® added “There is a great deal of synergy with this partnership.  Schneider Electric’s expertise providing energy management and sustainability services to an impressive list of clients is a natural fit with Source Intelligence®’s expertise providing sustainability compliance services and supply chain transparency solutions.”

Source Intelligence and Schneider Electric Sign Strategic Services Agreement to Expand Sustainability, Energy Management, Environmental Health & Safety Services Offering

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March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today Source Intelligence®, a Source 44 Company and Schneider Electric announced they have signed a reciprocal Strategic Services Agreement whereby Schneider Electric will utilize the Source Intelligence® platform to expand their Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and sustainability compliance services. While Source Intelligence® will utilize Schneider Electric’s Resource Advisor® platform to expand their own managed sustainability services offering.

Eliminating Waste Completely by 2050

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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development aims to eliminate waste completely by 2050. It's a tall order that requires aggressive incremental goals if it's to be achieved.  The proposed goals are a tall order: closed-loop design and zero waste to landfill are both slated for completion by 2020.  The winter meeting of the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development took place earlier this month in Austin, Texas.  It kicked off with a vision—Vision 2050, to be exact.

Anvil's 2012 Interim CSR Report -“Growing Into the Future”

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January 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Anvil’s 2012 Interim CSR Report, “Growing Into the Future,” presents the company’s progress and results for the 2011 fiscal year with regards to Anvil’s three CSR pillars: social, product and environmental responsibility.

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