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Paris Wants to Ban the Combustion Engine by 2030

Paris Wants to Ban the Combustion Engine by 2030

Paris wants to ban all cars with traditional combustion engines from its streets by 2030, in the latest sign of how environmental concerns are increasingly dictating the rules of the game for the auto sector. »


Infrastructure Issue Bridges Gap Between Forwarders, Integrators

A decade-old major highway bridge collapse in Minneapolis still serves as a deadly reminder of the price our nation pays for lack of transportation infrastructure investment. »


Marine Insurers Join the Fight Against Illegal Fishing

Environmental NGO Oceana and a group of leading marine insurers have released a statement on safeguards to reduce the threat of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The group has committed to implement and promote due-diligence processes that will make it harder for blacklisted... »


Diamond Dealers Cling to the Old Days

Diamond Dealers Cling to the Old Days

Ashit Mehta was stunned. Without notice, the representatives of Dutch bank ABN Amro marched into the offices of his global diamond empire, confiscated $150m of rocks, locked them in a vault and left with the key. »


Cosmetics Industry Urges Limit on Microbead Ban

Cosmetics Industry Urges Limit on Microbead Ban

Cosmetics industry representatives have urged the European Commission (EC) to limit an English ban on plastic microbeads. »


Steel Firm Faked Data for Metal Used in Planes and Cars

Steel Firm Faked Data for Metal Used in Planes and Cars

The industrial scandal engulfing Kobe Steel Ltd. began to reverberate overseas as Japan's third-biggest steelmaker said its staff falsified data about the strength and durability of some aluminum and copper products used in planes, trains and potentially a space rocket. »


Big Pharma Gets Boost As China Speeds Up New Drug Approvals

For decades, Chinese patients have struggled to gain access to cutting-edge medicines thanks to bureaucratic delays that have hamstrung drug development. Now a sweeping government overhaul of drug approvals is poised to change that. »


Trucking Problems Are Still Slowing Aid Delivery in Puerto Rico

The relief and recovery effort in Puerto Rico continues to pose unique difficulties for aid organizations and businesses alike: the destruction of the island's electrical grid and communications infrastructure has made routine tasks much more difficult, adding friction to every point of the... »


EPA Improves Its Water Pollutant Monitoring Tool

EPA Improves Its Water Pollutant Monitoring Tool

The EPA is improving access to the Water Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool; the tool allows users to determine who is discharging water pollutant, what (and how much) pollutants they are discharging, and where they are discharging. »


Amazon Ordered to Pay Nearly $300M in Back Taxes

Amazon.com must pay nearly $300m in back taxes to Luxembourg, European authorities say after concluding that the tech giant had benefited from an illegal tax arrangement dating to 2003. »


U.K. Accused of Failing to Press Home Anti-Slavery Law

U.K. Accused of Failing to Press Home Anti-Slavery Law

The government must start enforcing new legislation requiring companies to disclose slavery and trafficking risks in their supply chains, say anti-slavery campaigners. »


End of EU Sugar Quota Could Cut Prices Across Supply Chain

The EU's scrapping of long-held quotas on sugar could create a new era of lower prices, with implications reaching the whole the sugar supply chain. »


How to Be a Corporate Whistleblower - and Survive

How to Be a Corporate Whistleblower  and Survive

Corporate whistleblowers no longer have to pay a huge price for doing the right thing. »


Senate Democrats Push for $500Bn in Infrastructure Investment

Senate Democrats, emboldened by the GOP's failure to unilaterally pass a health-care bill, are launching an effort to win bipartisan support for the investment of $500bn in taxpayer dollars in infrastructure improvements. »


Blockchain Prototype Would Secure U.S. Drug Supply Chains, Firms Say

Blockchain Prototype Would Secure U.S. Drug Supply Chains, Firms Say

Big pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Amerisource Bergen in the U.S. could use blockchain technology to verify the authenticity of their drugs. »


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