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ICT Education Propels One South African Woman from Child to Role Model

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Guest blog by Ntombozuko (Soso) Luningo

Soso Luningo is a trainer with the ICT Academy at CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she trains students on the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum

SEC Final Rule Conclusion: Compliant Due Diligence Can Lead to Company and Brand Exposure

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For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Get the facts behind compliant due diligence.

JustGreen ™ Lifestyle attends the 2013 Educational Alliance for a Sustainable Florida (EASF)

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The EASF Annual meeting took place at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Over fifteen Sustainability Directors from Florida Colleges and Universities attended a one-day “best practices” meeting which included presentations on climate change, campus recycling, roundtable discussions and a vendor’s showcase. 

Ally Launches 30 Days of Financial Literacy

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DETROIT, April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, Ally Financial will launch its "30 Days of Financial Literacy" initiative featuring more than 30 personal finance classes throughout the month of April as well as daily personal finance tips on Twitter at @Ally. 

Bringing Heaven on Planet Earth (HoPE) to India's Children

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From where Jo Magnani sits in the United Kingdom, India is a long way away. But it’s close to her heart because of her tie to the Tripura Foundation, which she has helped to sponsor for the past six years.

She started as a sponsor of three children to provide them with education, food, after school activities, STEM classes, yoga and meditation.  Now she sponsors an entire HoPE (Heaven on Planet Earth) education center, which serves 35 children.

Human Rights Take Front and Center in the Company Board Room

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It’s that time of year.  Annual meeting of Shareholders season is in full swing, and across the globe, meeting minutes are including something along the lines of: “RESOLVED, stockholders of Company X will Identify Human Rights Risks in the Supply Chain”.

From a purely business perspective, the goal is to manage the risk of human rights violations due to the risks to shareholder value posed by human rights practices in their operations and supply chain.

Source Intelligence Launches “Conflict Minerals Resource Center” Today

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For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Reporting requirements to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in products began on January 1, 2013 and requires specialized due diligence capabilities when evaluating your suppliers. 

April is Safe Digging Month

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Across North America, people perform routine maintenance and activities that may require them to dig underground. Many don’t realize they could be putting themselves and others at risk of injury or even death because they don’t know what’s located below the surface. Every year, more than 200,000 injuries, close calls, deaths and service disruptions are reported due to failures in marking underground utility lines.

Living Green in Your Eco-Friendly Apartment, Part II

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Last week, we went over a few of our top tips for green living in small spaces (condos, apartments, lofts). Below, find a few more ideas for making your humble abode as eco-friendly as possible!

Décor: Now that you’ve moved in and are getting settled, it’s time for the fun part: decorating, of course!  Do your part to reduce carbon emissions and the effects of global warming/climate change and jazz up your space the carbon neutral way!

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