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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 Reforms Gain in Education for Nursing, but Diversity Lags - The Minute
As the Affordable Care Act transforms U.S. healthcare, major changes are under way in nursing. A recent review by the National Academy of Medicine has evaluated progress on recommendations in a 2010 report called “The Future of Nursing.” That report called for revamping nursing education and eliminating barriers that prevented nurses from practicing to the full extent of their education and...
Dec 7, 2015 5:30 PM ET
Renewable Energy Supply in World’s Largest Economies to Double - The Minute
A new report finds that the renewable energy supply in some of the world’s biggest economies will more than double by 2030. The study, by the World Resources Institute, a think tank, and reported on by Reuters, attributes this exponential increase to new national climate and energy plans, driven by the UN’s conference on climate change, now in session in Paris. Eight of the world’s 10...
Dec 3, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo Join Other Banks to Cut Coal Financing - The Minute
Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo have announced changes in their financial policies to cut financing for the global coal industry. The banks join similar financing cuts at eight other banks. Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Agricole, ING, Natixis, and Societe Generale enacted policies to end financing for coal-driven businesses earlier this year. The policy adopted by Wells...
Nov 30, 2015 4:30 PM ET
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