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  • STR Responsible Sourcing becomes first accredited Responsible Jewellery Council auditor

    STR Responsible Sourcing (STR RS), a leading global provider of ethical sourcing consulting services, today announced that it has become the first auditing firm accredited by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) to verify members" compliance with the RJC System. The RJC System is a certification system that applies to all members" businesses that contribute to the diamond, gold and platinum ...

  • Great response to first mission markets 101 webinar

    We are thrilled to report an overwhelmingly positive response to our very first Mission Markets 101 educational Webinar! We had a very high turnout of over 60 participants and many interesting questions. If you are interested in being placed on our list to receive Mission Markets news and notifications about future Webinars please email your name, organization and email address to ...


    By 3BL Media

  • CSL Limited publishes first corporate responsibility report

    CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), Australia's leading biopharmaceutical company, has released its first Corporate Responsibility Report, combining information about the Company's economic, social and environmental performance for 2009. 'CSL has experienced significant growth over the past 10 years, which has been underpinned by our commitment to conducting our business ethically and actively contributing to ...

  • The Clorox Company issues first corporate responsibility report

    The Clorox Company (CLX) has released its first corporate responsibility (CR) report, which shares the company's formal CR strategy and commitments across five pillars: Performance, Products, People, Planet and Purpose. "Through our first report, we're sharing how corporate responsibility is not only steeped in our culture but integrated into our business," said Clorox Chairman and CEO Don ...

  • Cenovus releases first corporate responsibility performance measures

    Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX, NYSE: CVE) has released its Corporate Responsibility (CR) performance measures, which provide insight into how the company is doing in several important areas. The company is always seeking ways to improve and is now developing a more complete list of CR priorities and measures for Cenovus. With the release of its 2009 CR performance measures, Cenovus has set out a firm ...

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Fort Peck Tribes are first in nation to assume key groundwater protection responsibilities

    The Fort Peck Tribes Underground Injection Control (UIC) program has been approved by the US EPA, making the Tribes the first in the nation to assume the program to protect underground drinking water sources. As a result of this action, the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux (Fort Peck) Tribes of Montana are authorized to administer and enforce their own Class II injection well program under the ...

  • American Water Issues First Full Corporate Responsibility Report

    American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it issued its first full corporate responsibility report. This full report, which succeeds a partial report provided by the company in 2010, reaffirms American Water as the first U.S. water and wastewater company to report on ...


    By American Water

  • GW M.B.A. graduates are first in nation to receive certificate in responsible management

    Five M.B.A. graduates at The George Washington School of Business (GWSB) are the first in the United States to earn a Certificate in Responsible Management (CRM), the first certification program of its kind in the country. This achievement signals a shift in business education that emphasizes corporate social responsibility and ethical leadership and encourages future business leaders to work ...

  • Pacific market international releases first corporate responsibility report

    Seattle-based Pacific Market International (PMI), owner of the iconic Stanley and Aladdin heritage brands, proudly announces the release of the company's first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report: A Cycle of Balance. Of the 175 US based companies who released reports, PMI was one of just fifteen which reported at an A-Level1, a recognized standard for corporate principles of ...

  • Alliance Data Systems Publishes First Corporate Responsibility Report

    PE INTERNATIONAL customer Alliance Data Systems, a leading global provider of marketing, loyalty, and branded credit solutions, has launched its inaugural corporate responsibility report with our support. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the company’s corporate responsibility (CR) strategy, accomplishments, and future plans. The report, entitled “All for ...


    By thinkstep

  • Ethanol emergency response training

    Safety is the top priority of the ethanol industry and those who transport and bring ethanol to the marketplace. It is with this commitment in mind that the Ethanol Emergency Response Coalition (EERC) has compiled and released the Complete Training Guide for Ethanol Emergency Response, to help prepare ethanol ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Our corporate responsibility 2009

    CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), Australia's leading biopharmaceutical company, has released its first Corporate Responsibility Report, combining information about the Company's economic, social and environmental performance for 2009. "CSL has experienced significant growth over the past 10 years, which has ...

  • Responsible recycling recognised

    April, 2008, Eco Recycling Limited (Ecoreco), started its WEEE recycling facility in Bombay, and with this India joined the list of Nations who cares & recycles their e-waste in an environment friendly manner.In just one year of its operations, Ecoreco successfully demonstrated the capabilities of implementing the broader principles of organised recycling of electrical & electronic waste ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Breaking corporate social responsibility

    The AVT Institute of Executive Education and Grundfos are joining forces to anchor the principles of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative in their MBA programme. Social responsibility, sustainability, ethics and innovation are the fundamentals for the MBA programme which AVT is introducing for its new MBA students. Grundfos is participating in the programme as a “live” case. During the ...


    By Grundfos

  • Managing Responsibility - New Software

    "CSR-Toolkit" supports businesses in professionalising theirCorporate Social Responsibility activities and helps save time and money VIENNA - For many businesses CSR measures already count as a central feature of a responsible and lasting business culture. By means of an, up until now unique software, they are able to structure their existing CSR ...


    By CSR Company International

  • Responsible recycling of e-waste

    Eco Recycling Ltd (Ecoreco) and The Economic Times, presented a discussion on Responsible Recycling of E-waste on March 17, 2009 at MIG Club, Mumbai. The key panelists included: Mr. Sanjay Khandare, IAS, Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Mr. B K Soni, Chairman, Eco Recycling Ltd, Mr. Atul Nishar, Founder and Executive Chairman, Hexaware Technologies Limited, Mr. Kunal Pande, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • CVPS Honored for Storm Response

    The Edison Electric Institute today honored Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV) with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for outstanding power restoration efforts in the wake of a massive two-part weather event in February 2010. This is the third time CVPS has earned this honor. The award is presented annually to U.S. and foreign companies that face untoward circumstances caused ...


    By Marketwire

  • Corporate responsibility magazine ranks Johnson controls first in 100 top U.S. corporate citizens list

    Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) today announced its first-place ranking in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 12th annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List." The company ranked first based on its performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, human rights, philanthropy, employee relations, financial and governance. "Corporate Responsibility Magazine's first-place ranking of our ...

  • First Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers Developed to Identify Environmentally Responsible Products

    The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM( http://www.aham.org )), CSA Group( http://www.csagroup.org ), and UL( http://www.ul.com/environment ) (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced the release of AHAM 7003-2013/CSA SPE-7003-13/UL 7003, Sustainability Standard for ...


    By UL LLC

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