Education CSR News

No Shortage of Questions Surrounding Due Diligence Compliance


There certainly was no shortage of questions during Source Intelligence’s Conflict Minerals: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence webinar. 

The following are samples of attendees questions: 

Q. When is the audit process required? What should I expect?

Answered by Dr. Jennifer Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer of Source Intelligence:

Source Intelligence Launches "REACH and RoHS Resource Center" Today


Source Intelligence has been able to develop a truly unique program designed to help all companies address the REACH and RoHS compliance. We have a deep understanding of how supply chains work and the values placed on the relationships that exist between customers and suppliers. 

Your Guide To Eco-Friendly Fashion


“Eco-friendly fashion.” Before you get itchy just thinking about the look, feel and fit of a burlap bag, consider this: Organic/sustainable/eco-friendly clothing is beautiful, elegant, comfortable, and now it’s all the rage!  In fact, we’d venture to say that in the fashion world, “green” is the new black.

Recyclebank Funds 27 Eco Projects with Green Schools Program

Company celebrates youth ingenuity in creating positive impact for their communities, announces most innovative project winner
Press Release

NEW YORK CITY, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced it is fully funding 27 environmental projects at schools across the country through the Recyclebank Green Schools Program. The Recyclebank Green Schools Program annually awards grants for unique environmental projects that make a positive impact on students and their communities.

CITGO and ClassWish Launch Fueling Education Promotion

Registration Opens for Teachers to Win $1,000 in School Supplies
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today launched its Fueling Education Promotion, a new program with ClassWish that offers teachers, student teachers and PTA/PTO members a chance to win $1,000 in school supplies for their classrooms.

The Kenneth Cole Foundation and Compass Partners Announce the Recipients of the AWEARNESS Grants


On April 13th during Shift Series, the annual conference of The Compass Fellowship in Washington, DC, AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation and Compass Partners announced the three university students selected for the AWEARNESS Grants.  Winners included:

The Dynamic Speaking Label, from Adrian Rodriguez of Stanford University

Clothes Connection, from Rachel Acree of Georgetown University

Visual Approach Helps Students Learn Math


By Alexis Raymond

The importance of improving math education is increasingly urgent. America ranks 25 out of 34 industrialized nations on math tests. Tomorrow’s jobs -- more than 8 million by 2018 -- will require skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Accepting Proposals For Roundtable Discussion


Thought Leaders are gathering for the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

523 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 90 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Recycling rivalries added another level of “madness” to March this year, as 523 schools competed in the RecycleMania Tournament, which harnesses the competitive spirit around sports rivalries and uses them to increase campus recycling and waste reduction.

Village of Pinecrest Launches a Community JustGreen™ Carbon Offset Program

Pinecrest Municipal Center is the First Local Facility to Go Carbon Neutral
Press Release

Pinecrest, Fla., April 15, 2013 –JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with the Village of Pinecrest, Florida, are excited to announce the launch of the city’s first Carbon Offset Program. JustGreen Lifestyle and JustGreen Business Advantage offer home and business owners with unique solutions to reduce their pollution output/carbon emissions through the purchase of carbon offsets.


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