Work-Family Balance Benefits Families and Society At Large, Says Ban

New York, May 15 2012  9:05AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need for work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large, adding that while flexible working arrangements are becoming more widely available, there is much room for improvement. “We need to respond to the ever-changing complexities of work and family life,” …

Trust Across America Names America’s Most Trustworthy Companies for 2011

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – Dec 19, 2011) – Trust Across America™, a think tank dedicated to unraveling the complexities of trustworthy business behavior, today announced the results of its second annual study of almost 2500 public companies, naming Smithfield Foods as the Most Trustworthy Public Company for 2011. Barbara Kimmel, …

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins Global Warming / Climate Change has emerged as the single largest threat to mankind. The complexities of understanding global climate system and developing an appropriate global response strategy seem to have overthrown the scientific community into perpetual debate and widened the divide between the …

Conflict Minerals- Can Consumers, Manufacturers & Policy-Makers Rise to the Challenge?

Conflict Minerals- Can Consumers, Manufacturers & Policy-Makers Rise to the Challenge? (Part 2) Part 1 of this series highlighted the issues, regulatory and supply chain complexities and efforts by industry to tighten the control of precious minerals sourcing. This is especially critical in developing nations, where human trafficking, regional conflict …