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The Intel Rule: Action to Improve Diversity in the Legal Profession

Intel to only use outside law firms that are above average on diversity
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In 2004, Intel joined more than 100 other corporations to call for concrete action to promote diversity in the legal profession. That declaration reflected the shared recognition by Intel and our peers that “the legal and business interests of our clients require legal representation that reflects the diversity of our employees, customers and the communities where we do business.” We pledged to “make decisions regarding which law firms represent our companies based in significant part on the diversity performance of the firms” and “to end or limit our relationships with firms whose performa

United Nations Global Compact Updates Guidance to Help General Counsel Drive the Corporate Sustainability Agenda

New guidance helps legal professionals become leaders in embedding sustainability into their companies’ strategies and operations
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ The United Nations Global Compact has issued updated guidance to help General Counsel advance the corporate sustainability agenda.

Want Solar Energy? New NC Law Makes It Easier for You

New customer offerings, rebates and a whole lot more solar highlight law
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Renewable energy and consumers will benefit from a new law in North Carolina to increase the amount of solar energy in the state.

The “Competitive Energy Solutions for North Carolina” law signed recently by Gov. Roy Cooper positions the state for continued solar growth while saving customers money.

National Diversity Council is Proud to Announce the 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas

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DALLAS, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas, a definitive list of executives, influencers and achievers impacting the legal industry.

“The 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers award list highlights some of the most extraordinary legal professionals in the Dallas Area,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such a distinguished group of leaders dedicated to continuous success in their workplaces and communities.”

TransCanada Executive Garners Top Lawyer in Canada Honours

Kristine Delkus recognized as top in-house corporate lawyer at the Canadian General Counsel Awards
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Kristine Delkus was recognized as the top in-house corporate lawyer in the country at the 2016 Canadian General Counsel Awards on Wednesday night.

Delkus, who is general counsel with TransCanada Corp. in Calgary, was named GC of the year for her work at the helm of the pipeline company’s legal department.

The Big Picture of Oil and Our Troubles by Leif Wenar

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If we are going to pursue sustainability as an operating principle of our planet, then it can't remain business as usual when it comes to the buying and selling of oil as we are denying and acting against the basic principle that a country belongs to its people.  An especially treacherous situation made worse when coupled with the bad, old rule, 'Might Makes Right.'

Inside the War on Coal

How Mike Bloomberg, red-state businesses, and a lot of Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think.
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Bloomberg BNA Launches New Environment, Health and Safety E-Learning Solution

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April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg BNA today announced the launch of the BNA Trainer Learning Center, a new e-learning solution powered by 360training that provides customers access to over 200 training courses focused on environment, health and safety.   With BNA Trainer Learning Center, organizations can provide job specific training to their employees that is self-paced and accessible from anywhere, making training less about cost and more about safety.

Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Sarah David Heydemann

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The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies is keeping the late Player Association executive director’s legacy alive through people like recipient Sarah David Heydemann and the work they will continue to do on behalf of union workers.

“From what I’ve learned about him, it seems like Michael had a deep care and commitment to building community while doing the work. I hope to be the same kind of advocate – one who pays attention not only to the fight at hand but to more intentional, lasting community building,” Heydemann said recently.

VIDEO: West Virginia Latest to Join National Movement Protecting Sanitation Workers

Slow Down to Get Around legislation now passed in five states
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Video from the ceremonial bill-signing in Martinsburg, West Virginia, of "Slow Down to Get Around" legislation encouraging safer driving around sanitation trucks. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin made West Virginia the fifth state in the U.S. to pass some form of law protecting waste and recycling vehicle operators on the job.

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