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Factory in deadly Bangladesh fire was considered “high risk”

Wal-Mart, IKEA among companies that bought its goods

A blaze that killed at least 112 workers in Bangladesh Saturday occurred in a garment factory that was known to be unsafe by at least one of the U.S. companies that sourced goods from it.


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Survey: CEOs see sustainability as non-financial metric

No wonder sustainability offers have weak authority

Corporate spending on energy, environment and sustainability management in 2013 will grow by less than 10 percent, according to a Verdantix survey.


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Women in Europe’s boardrooms

The European Commission is threatening radical measures to increase the number of women in boardrooms.


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EU adopts compromise on electromagnetic exposure reg review

The European Union (EU) has reached an informal agreement on the review of legislation to limit worker exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) – although it does not take into consideration demands from trade unions to look at the long-term effects on human health of exposure to these fields.


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New atlas shows health hazards caused by climate change

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have published a new atlas that illustrates the most significant challenges of climate change and its effects on health.


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Big Tobacco wreaking havoc on global economy, say health experts

A panel of global experts on health and economics are warning that the tobacco industry is having a devastating impact on productivity, trade, and the global economy. According to the new edition of The Tobacco Atlas, during 2000–2004, the value of cigarettes sold in the United States alone averaged $71 billion per year, while cigarette smoking was responsible for an estimated $193 billion in annual health-related economic losses.
 


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Use of hearing protection devices will boom globally

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Personal Protective Equipment markets.


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EHS managers: Globe-trotting and linked in

More from the 2012 ISHN White Paper

Many global EHS managers travel abroad about once a quarter. Thirty-eight percent make three to four trips to foreign countries each year. And they put in long days at foreign sites.


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Firmenich wins highest global safety award

On Monday, the National Safety Council presented its 2012 Robert W. Campbell Award to Firmenich, at the Opening Session of its Congress & Expo. This award is presented annually to organizations that integrate environmental, health and safety (EHS) management with business operations as a cornerstone of corporate success.


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“Green” casinos? MGM Resorts chief hailed for corporate responsibility

It’s a sign of the times; 30 CEOs are vying for the honor of being named Annual Responsible Chief Executive Officer of the Year by CR Magazine.


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The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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