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04 Aug

Three things: conflict minerals confound, pro sports stepping up, hot cities and getting hotter Featured

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Three things this week:

  1. Conflict mineral reporting continues to confound US companies. According to a Bloomberg brief, almost three quarters of all companies still cannot trace the source and chain of custody of 3TG in their supply chains. 

  2. Professional sports leagues and teams continue to embrace the crucial role of raising fan awareness of environmental and social issues. Partnerships like the one announced this week between the Atlanta Falcons and Novelis – to expand recycling efforts at games – provide an opportunity to engage the masses on sustainability issues.

  3. 2016 temperatures are once again record hot. A report from Climate Central looks a little deeper at the hottest US cities, but also the cities which are warming the fastest. The hottest cities are all in the south of course, but the cities with the fastest increases in temperate are scattershot.

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Karl Pfalzgraf, Practice Leader

Vice President, Sustainability Services

Karl is the Practice Leader for iCompli Sustainability. He has a broad background in GRI reporting and assurance with more than 20 years of experience developing strategic sustainability communications and executing programs at the international level. Most recently, he served as Director, Business Development with AccountAbility, a leading international corporate responsibility think tank and consultancy. Previously Karl was Director, Global Brand and Communications at PwC, where he was responsible for global sustainability communications. Earlier in his career, Karl was Vice President, Corporate Communications at J.P. Morgan. He is a Member of the ANAB Committee of Experts for Event Sustainability and is a LEED Green Associate. Karl has led the development of the certification program for the ASTM sustainability standards. 

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