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Conflict Minerals Reporting gains Company Value while minimizing Risk

by CSRware, Inc.  (Apr. 14, 2015)

Recently, CSRware tweeted an extremely informative article talking about the benefits of Environmental Management practices. This featured article highlights the importance that these types of techniques have for the future of business ethics, highlighting the great return that can come about by following such frameworks. Conflict minerals ...

Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling, risks, lessons

by Associated Press  (Apr. 2, 2015)

The Arctic is the next great frontier for oil and gas - and one of the most environmentally fragile places on earth. An Energy Department advisory council study adopted last week said the U.S. should start exploring for oil and gas in the Arctic soon in order to feed future demand, and that the industry is ready to safely exploit the Arctic's ...

Managing sustainability talent: Lofty goal or new business imperative?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 21, 2015)

Fuelled by globalization, technological change, population growth and shifting demographics, sustainability mega-forces will affect the ability of business to succeed and thrive over the next 30 years. With the global population expected to balloon from 7 billion to 9 billion people by 2050, companies will need to reinvent themselves to secure ...

All About Health and Safety Software

by Safety Media  (Apr. 23, 2015)

The many different health and safety laws and regulations can be understandably difficult to get to grips with it, but do the tools to help you implement them have to be? With the right health and safety software suited to you and your business, you can look forward to an educated and, most importantly, safe working environment. ...

Why it’s time to elevate groundwater

by The World Bank  (Apr. 9, 2015)

Groundwater stored in the earth’s crust underpins all our lives – the ultimate source of freshwater for billions has become victim of over-extraction and the ultimate sink for pollutants.   For too long, not enough has been done to regulate the use of this precious, on-demand resource and manage disposal of waste. If rates of ...

Canada as an Energy Superpower- A Concept Revisited

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 19, 2015)

There have been many references over the past decade calling Canada an “energy superpower”. Apart from the political debate the term has engendered, many see the label more as a marketing ploy than as a statement of reality. There is no doubting Canada is a ‘super producer’ of energy, ranking among the five largest energy ...

Media Markt reduced their collection costs by 40% - Case Study

by Bramidan Balers  (Apr. 21, 2015)

Previously the Dutch chain store for electronics, Media Markt, saw 75% of their waste end up in a container unsorted. This was too costly and inefficient. Now almost every store has a baler for cardboard and plastics and an EPS-compactor for Styrofoam. Media Markt used to collect 75% of their waste in containers unsorted. A costly, inefficient ...

WEEE – aren’t materials too precious to lose?

by UNTHA UK  (Apr. 10, 2015)

Chris Oldfield, managing director of UNTHA UK, was interviewed by leading journal MRW magazine recently, on the subject of WEEE. Drawing upon his specialist industry insight he commented on the methodology used to process WEEE and the extent to which the sector needs to go ‘back to basics’ to ensure precious materials are not lost. ...

Changing the Business Climate in 2015

by Ceres  (Apr. 14, 2015)

The business of climate change has changed. Six years ago, when an international climate treaty in Copenhagen seemed distinctly possible, there was still a discernible gap between the concept of a low-carbon global economy and the capital market’s ability to deliver it. Nascent and costly clean energy technologies, skepticism of climate ...

Integrated policies and practices for flood and drought risk management

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 27, 2015)

The paper argues for an integrated approach to the management of water-related disasters that becomes a full part of the political decision-making process at the earliest possible moment and focuses on preparedness, mitigating their negative impacts and also considering their positive impacts, particularly those of floods. By doing this, there ...

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