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Business Continuity Strains Under Combination of Flooding, Dodd-Frank

After the devastating tsunami in Japan early in 2011, we began exploring the interrelationship of green/ethical procurement (such as conflict minerals) with business continuity/disaster recovery planning. Now, an article from leading electronics supplier Digi-Key states that lead times are delayed up to almost 6 months for a significant amount of …

In Tampa, a Mining Company Shutdown Highlights Business Interruption Risk from Environmental Issues

In Tampa Bay, an all-to-real demonstration is playing out of the trickle-down economic impact of a company operation being shut down for environmental reasons.  The Tampa Bay Business Journal reported this story. The Mosaic Co. is a publicly-traded company with over $6billion in annual revenue reported last fiscal year.  Mosaic …

More Delays in SPCC Rule

EPA announced it is proposing yet another delay in the implementation of the “new” SPCC regulations, originally published in 2001. EPA states: …

ESH/IT

Doubtful that the acronym would make it past any corporate review, but the linkage between ESH risk and IT management is real.  …

“Absolutely Safe”

Those of us from the South know the old joke: What does a redneck say before he goes in a hospital?  Answer:  …

When It Spills, It Pours

In years past, we have seen a small – but growing – amount of shareholder activism in publicly traded companies concerning sustainability …

EPA is Still Messing with Texas

In the wake of EPA Region 6’s recent decision to overturn TCEQ-issued air permits for 40 companies, EPA fired another shot at …