Business & Industry
Oil, gas firms urged to join Philippine transparency initiative   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: philstar.com - MANILA, Philippines — More oil and gas firms are urged to join the Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) to promote accountability and transparency in the sector. In its fifth country report...
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US consumer confidence dips slightly in August   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: Detroit News - Washington – Consumer confidence dipped slightly in August after a big rebound in July. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index edged down to 135.1 in August,...
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U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in "Tariff Man" Trump   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
Source: Reuters - The letter was signed by large U.S. trade associations, including the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the National Retail Federation, the Association of Global Automakers, and the American International Automobile Dealers...
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Kimberly-Clark Names Mark Smucker to Board of Directors   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
Source: Business Insider - In addition to the Smucker board, Mr. Smucker serves as a director of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and Greater Cleveland Partnership, an advisor on the LeBron James Family Foundation and ...
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Standardized Labels Could Drastically Reduce Food Waste   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
Source: YAHOO! - In 2017, responding to pressure from environmental groups to create clear and uniform labels, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute — two of the most influential ...
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Fifth EITI report includes first study of small-scale miners   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: BusinessWorld - THE Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) has included its first assessment of small-scale miners in the Fifth Country Report. Environment Undersecretary for climate change and mining concerns Analiza...
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Canada’s Diverse economies, multiple sectors key to stability in mid-sized cities   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: YAHOO! - Associate Director of Municipal Studies at The Conference Board of Canada. “It’s worth noting what drives growth and sustainability, and how government policy can influence economic outcomes.”
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Housing bill points fingers at farmers, while restricting funds   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: Agri-Pulse - According to Matthew Allen, who directs legislative affairs for the Western Growers Association, farmworker housing projects are often held up at the local level for a number of reasons. This includes “not in my...
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Liberia: Nyenkan Re-Shuffled From LEITI to President's Office   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: AllAfrica.com - Shortly after President George Weah relieved Gabriel Nyenkan of his controversial position at the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (LEITI), the President has again appointed ...
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Liberia: Gabriel Nyenkan Sacked   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: AllAfrica.com - President George Manneh Weah has finally sacked controversially seated head of the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (LEITI), former Rep. Gabriel Nyenkan who took office using ...
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