Business & Industry
What Apple lost by dropping EPEAT green certification   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEATĀ®)
Source: Fortune - notebooks and monitors — from the organization’s Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool program, and that the company would no longer be submitting new products for EPEAT environmental ratings. “They...
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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in June   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: Yahoo Finance - NEW YORK, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index ® declined in June, following an increase in May. The Index now stands at 121.5 (1985=100), down from 131.3 in May. The Present Situation...
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Western Growers launches food safety risk management program   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: Register-Pajaronian - SALINAS--During a Forbes AgTech Summit session June 27 moderated by Frank Yiannas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s deputy commissioner for Food Policy and Response, Western Growers launched its new Supply Chain Risk...
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Mining, petroleum firms also pay taxes: Chamber   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: National - According to the government’s 2017 PNG Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PNGEITI) report, the resource industry paid over K1.5 billion in different taxes to the State. “This represents over 16 per cent of...
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It’s time for CMOs to rally a cross-functional approach to customer experience   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: Strategy+Business - In a recent global survey of more than 1,400 C-suite executives across functional areas conducted by business research group the Conference Board, 80 percent of respondents ... The instant global reach of social media and online...
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Sustainable strategies for competitive corporate performance   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Source: Director of Finance online - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) announced their first joint project. Together, the two organisations will...
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CIBJO urges UN to support small business enterprises   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Source: IDEX Online - Speaking at a meeting of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), which took place during the United Nation's 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, CIBJO President Gaetano...
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Rich appointed new CEO of International Hydropower Association   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: HydroWorld - Rich formerly was deputy head of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and has been with the organization since it was established in 2007. His responsibilities have included leading on EITI implementation...
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Trade war tensions: Consumers aren't optimistic about the U.S. economy   
(Thursday - July 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: USA Today - The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index declined to 121.5 in June, the business research group said on Tuesday. The drop was more than the decline to 131.1 that economists surveyed by Reuters expected. In May, the...
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U.S.: Western Growers urges “swift implementation” of proposed H-2A reforms   
(Thursday - July 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: Fresh Fruit Portal - Western Growers president and CEO Tom Nassif has urged the U.S. Administration to quickly implement the recently published proposals for the H-2A reforms. The H-2A program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the...
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