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theCSRminute 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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Food and Drug Administration Opts for Transparency on Drug Safety- Health Minute
Since 1998, the Food and Drug Administration has collected millions of records about the prescription and over-the-counter medications that it regulates. In total, it’s the world’s most comprehensive database of how drugs interact with the human body.
Mar 17, 2014 4:30 PM ET
German Companies Go Off the Grid -Energy Minute
In Germany, one in every six companies now generates its own electricity. 16 percent of all German companies produced their own power last year, according to the German Chamber of Commerce, up from about 10 percent a year earlier. 23 percent more companies are considering joining this trend.
Mar 13, 2014 6:00 PM ET
Banks Step Up Their Commitment to Sustainability- CSR Minute
Since the 2008 market meltdown, banks and financial services firms have re-set their practices and missions for better performance. That includes integrating environmental, social, and governance issues into their overall business strategy.
Mar 6, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Profits for Health Insurers Now Depend on Risk Management
Health insurers are now calculating their profits based on risk management instead of risk selection. Under the Affordable Care Act, insurers can no longer turn down potential enrollees for pre-existing conditions, and can not charge more to those who have health problems. That means for the insurers to make money, they will have to push down the cost of covering their less-healthy customers.
Mar 3, 2014 5:00 PM ET
From Plastic to Petroleum: Converting Bags to Biofuel
Every year, over one trillion plastic bags are used around the world. The average American consumer alone uses 300 annually. This ubiquitous item started out as a convenient and sanitary container for food, produce, liquids, chemicals, and waste. Plastic bags reduce paper use and use less material than comparable boxes, cartons, and jars. They are light, strong, and cheap.
Feb 27, 2014 8:00 PM ET