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The Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR and Sustainability news and can be seen on the 3BL Media CSR Network - the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, Reuters Insider and here on the 3BL Media website.

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Healthcare Leaders Call for Government Control of Drug Prices-The Minute
The biggest pushback against the Affordable Care Act is an ideological one: keeping the government out of health care so that Americans don’t end up with a ”socialist” health system. Now, a new industry report finds that almost all of the country's top healthcare leaders favor the government taking a bigger role in curbing the rising cost of prescription drugs. The reason is a bottom...
Nov 23, 2015 4:30 PM ET
Companies Act That Mandates CSR in India to Get Changes - The Minute
We’ve been following developments in CSR in India since 2013, when the passage of the Companies Act mandated expenditures on CSR. Under the Act, a class of companies with high revenues is required to spend at least two percent of their three-year annual average net profits on CSR activities. The act took effect in April 2014. Initial reports earlier this year were that many companies were...
Nov 16, 2015 6:15 PM ET
U.S. Home Energy Use is Down, but House Size is Up - The Minute
There’s good news and bad news about energy conservation in American homes. First, the good news. Energy use in the average home in 2012—the most recent year with available data—was down 31 percent from 1970, reports the Pew Research Center. But there’s a problem—that’s the bad news—new houses are much larger. The average home in 2012 was 28 percent bigger than in 1970. And last year’s homes...
Nov 12, 2015 4:15 PM ET
More Awards, More Lists Recognize CSR and Sustainability Leadership - The Minute
More awards and more ratings of companies engaged in CSR and sustainability practices are being released. CDP has named 113 companies to its A-list of those addressing climate change, including Unilever, Microsoft, Samsung, Citigroup, Apple, Google, BMW, Nissan, L’Oreal, and Nestlé. And the EPA has honored 22 Green Power Partners and three renewable energy suppliers, including H&M, TD Bank...
Nov 9, 2015 5:15 PM ET
ESG Meets Fiduciary Duty at the Bottom Line - The Minute
“There is one and only one social responsibility of business–to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” So goes the famous statement by the Nobel Prize-winning economist, Milton Friedman, about the purpose of business. Until recently, it has stood as the most quoted of corporate commandments. Now, that’s changing. I’m John Howell for 3BL Media. ...
Nov 5, 2015 4:00 PM ET